Encyclopedia Of Classic Rock

Author: David Luhrssen
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440835144
Size: 29.46 MB
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Encyclopedia Of Classic Rock from the Author: David Luhrssen. Examining one of the most popular and enduring genres of American music, this encyclopedia of classic rock from 1965 to 1975 provides an indispensable resource for cultural historians and music fans. • Provides readers with summaries of the careers of all significant rock artists during a peak period in the music's history • Proposes a theory for understanding the development and history of rock music • Presents the necessary historical and socioeconomic context to help readers more fully understand how rock music developed as it did during its formative decade • Offers information in an easily searchable A–Z format accompanied by sidebars, a bibliography, and a timeline that serves students' research projects

Encyclopedia Of Northwest Music

Author: James Bush
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781570611414
Size: 32.15 MB
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Encyclopedia Of Northwest Music from the Author: James Bush. The first and only guide to offer a comprehensive history of Northwest music from the 1920s to the present, including rock, pop, jazz, blues, folk, country, and classical.Join James Bush on an entertaining trip across the whole spectrum of Northwest music. Bush and contributing critics have compiled more than 200 listings of individual artists, bands, and movements, each with recommended discographies. The guide also includes essays on Northwest music history, photographs and album cover art, a tour of music-related sites in Seattle and Portland, and music festivals around the region. Whether neophyte listeners or dedicated audiophiles, readers will love this one-of-a-kind book.

Encyclopedia Of Classic Uk Rock

Author: Garry Sharpe-Young
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781905139064
Size: 63.29 MB
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Encyclopedia Of Classic Uk Rock from the Author: Garry Sharpe-Young. Documenting in detail the histories and discographies of groundbreaking British rock acts such as Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Queen and Black Sabbath, this book also considers less well known bands like Budgie, Diamond Head and Atomic Rooster.

Lillian Roxon S Rock Encyclopedia

Author: Lillian Roxon
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN: 9780448145723
Size: 14.30 MB
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Lillian Roxon S Rock Encyclopedia from the Author: Lillian Roxon. An updated edition of the best-selling classic covers great rock stars of the past and present, supplementing entries with photographs, discographies, and lists of the top singles yearly and weekly since 1949

The New Encyclopedia Of Southern Culture

Author: Bill C. Malone
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469616661
Size: 43.10 MB
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The New Encyclopedia Of Southern Culture from the Author: Bill C. Malone. Southern music has flourished as a meeting ground for the traditions of West African and European peoples in the region, leading to the evolution of various traditional folk genres, bluegrass, country, jazz, gospel, rock, blues, and southern hip-hop. This much-anticipated volume in The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture celebrates an essential element of southern life and makes available for the first time a stand-alone reference to the music and music makers of the American South. With nearly double the number of entries devoted to music in the original Encyclopedia, this volume includes 30 thematic essays, covering topics such as ragtime, zydeco, folk music festivals, minstrelsy, rockabilly, white and black gospel traditions, and southern rock. And it features 174 topical and biographical entries, focusing on artists and musical outlets. From Mahalia Jackson to R.E.M., from Doc Watson to OutKast, this volume considers a diverse array of topics, drawing on the best historical and contemporary scholarship on southern music. It is a book for all southerners and for all serious music lovers, wherever they live.

The Encyclopedia Of Popular Music

Author: Colin Larkin
Publisher: Omnibus Press
ISBN: 0857125958
Size: 62.29 MB
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The Encyclopedia Of Popular Music from the Author: Colin Larkin. This text presents a comprehensive and up-to-date reference work on popular music, from the early 20th century to the present day.

Drugs In American Society An Encyclopedia Of History Politics Culture And The Law 3 Volumes

Author: Nancy E. Marion
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610695968
Size: 42.32 MB
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Drugs In American Society An Encyclopedia Of History Politics Culture And The Law 3 Volumes from the Author: Nancy E. Marion. Containing more than 450 entries, this easy-to-read encyclopedia provides concise information about the history of and recent trends in drug use and drug abuse in the United States—a societal problem with an estimated cost of $559 billion a year. • Contains more than 450 detailed entries on topics ranging from drugs themselves—such as alcohol, codeine, heroin, marijuana, and methamphetamines—to key individuals like Harry Anslinger to organizations such as the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) • Covers the latest developments in U.S. policies and public attitudes toward drugs and drug use • Provides citations with each entry to guide users to other valuable research resources • Features carefully selected primary documents—including excerpts from important laws, policies, and campaigns—that have shaped American drug policy over the decades

The Classic Rock And Roll Reader

Author: William E Studwell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317720687
Size: 78.51 MB
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The Classic Rock And Roll Reader from the Author: William E Studwell. The Classic Rock and Roll Reader: Rock Music from Its Beginnings to the Mid-1970s is chock full of entertaining essays to inform and delight you about an era that shaped our culture and future musical trends. This unique book will surprise and enchant even the most zealous music buff with facts and information on the songs that reflected America’s spirit and captured a nation’s attention. The Classic Rock and Roll Reader is offbeat, somewhat irreverent, ironic, and ancedotal as it discusses hundreds of rock and non-rock compositions included in rock history era. The songs offer you information on: Rock’s Not So Dull Predecessors (for example, “Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered” and “The Cry of the Wild Goose”) The Pioneering Rock Songs (such as “Rock Around the Clock” and “Shake, Rattle, and Roll” ) Older Style Songs Amidst the Rocks (for example, “I Could Have Danced All Night” and “Rocky Mountain High” ) The Megastars and Megagroups (such as “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Respect,” and “Surfin’USA” ) The Best Songs that Never Made No. 1 (for example,“ I Feel Good” and “ Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree” ) The Classic Rock and Roll Reader: Rock Music from Its Beginnings to the Mid-1970s also examines the music which preceded early rock, the music which followed early rock, and the numerous non-rock songs which flourished during the classic rock period. A wide spectrum of music is discussed in well over 100 essays on various songs. Musicians, librarians, and the general audience will be taken back to the birth of rock and roll and the various contributing influences. Analyzing each song’s place in rock history and giving some background about the artists, The Classic Rock and Roll Reader offers even the most avid music enthusiast new and unique information in this thorough and interesting guide.

The Greenwood Encyclopedia Of Rock History The Grunge And Post Grunge Years 1991 2005

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ISBN:
Size: 72.77 MB
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The Greenwood Encyclopedia Of Rock History The Grunge And Post Grunge Years 1991 2005 from the Author: . Chronicles the history of rock and roll music and its impact on American culture, discussing significant artists, albums, songs, writers, producers, and genres of six periods spanning 1951-2005, and provides chronologies, alphabetized guides, and lists of top-selling recordings, important albums, and further resources, including print works, Web sites, films, and museum collections.

Guitar Chord Progression Encyclopedia

Author: Howard Wallach
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457412950
Size: 64.17 MB
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Guitar Chord Progression Encyclopedia from the Author: Howard Wallach. Includes hundreds of guitar chords and chord progressions in all styles in all 12 keys. Contains progressions in all styles, including rock, blues, jazz, folk, alternative, country and more. Recommended for beginning to intermediate guitarists.