History Of Rock
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Amagisterial account of the pains, the struggles, the humiliations, and the glories of the world's largest and least likely democracy, Ramachandra Guha's India After Gandhi is a breathtaking chronicle of the brutal conflicts that have rocked a giant nation and the extraordinary factors that have held it together. An intricately researched and elegantly written epic history peopled with larger-than-life characters, it is the work of a major scholar at the peak of his abilities.
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This documentary takes a look at the early years of rock legend Elvis Presley's career, during the period between 1954 and 1955 when he and his band traveled around the country on a one year tour, hoping to be discovered and make it big. Through interviews with Presley's former bandmates and others, and through archival footage of the young musician, new insights are made into the star quality that would later make him one of the most famous figures in history.
Little footage exists of the original blues giants in their prime, but Bluebird's "When The Sun Goes Down" launches its video series with the first authorized film about "Howlin' Wolf" - the bluesman who epitomized the soul of the Delta and the fire of Chicago! Director Don McGlynn has created a compelling portrait of one of the all-time greatest bluesmen, including an incredible compendium of never-before-seen footage of the great "Howlin' Wolf".
A Wildly Funny and Shockingly True Compendium of the Bad Boys (and Girls) of Western LiteratureRock stars, rappers, and actors haven't always had a monopoly on misbehaving. There was a time when authors fought with both words and fists, a time when poets were the ones living fast and dying young. This witty, insightful, and wildly entertaining narrative profiles the literary greats who wrote generation-defining classics such as The Great Gatsby and On the Road while living and loving like hedonistic rock icons, who were as likely to go on epic benders as they were to hit the bestseller lists.
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The Secret History of Rock 'n' Roll
From Nirvana and R.E.M. to Green Day and Belly, alternative bands are dominating the airways. This book looks at the hottest bands on the alternative music scene-their history, influences, concert personas, and distinctive styles. This is their sound-the sound of drums pounding and guitars wailing-the sound of rock'n'roll. Includes 50 photos.
Around two hundred million years ago, geological forces produced an expansive grove of rocky caverns and outcroppings atop Lookout Mountain. It was not until the twentieth century, however, that this awe-inspiring citadel evolved into a nationally recogni
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"Airplay: The Rise and Fall of Rock Radio" documents the history of rock and roll radio - from the 1950's AM deejays to the FM pioneers of the '60s. Then witness the silencing of rock radio by government and big-business interests and, finally, see its promise of rebirth via satellite.
The first complete, unvarnished history of Southern rock's legendary and most popular band, from its members' hardscrabble boyhoods in Jacksonville, Florida and their rise to worldwide fame to the tragic plane crash that killed the founder and the band's rise again from the ashes. In the summer of 1964 Jacksonville, Florida teenager Ronnie Van Zant and some of his friends hatched the idea of forming a band to play covers of the Rolling Stones, Beatles, Yardbirds and the country and blues-rock music they had grown to love.
When George W. Bush campaigned for the White House, he was such a novice in foreign policy that he couldn't name the president of Pakistan and momentarily suggested he thought the Taliban was a rock-and-roll band. But he relied upon a group called the Vulcans-an inner circle of advisers with a long, shared experience in government, dating back to the Nixon, Ford, Reagan and first Bush administrations.
Punk isn't a sound-it's an idea In its history, K Records has fostered some of independent music's greatest artists, including Bikini Kill, Beat Happening, Built to Spill, Beck, Modest Mouse, and the Gossip. In 1982, K Records released its first cassette and put its own spin on punk's defiant manifesto: You don't need anyone's permission to make music.
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An oral history of the modern punk-revival's West Coast Birthplace Outside of New York and London, California's Bay Area claims the oldest continuous punk-rock scene in the world. "Gimme Something Better" brings this outrageous and influential punk scene to life, from the notorious final performance of the Sex Pistols, to Jello Biafra's bid for mayor, the rise of "Maximum RocknRoll" magazine, and the East Bay pop-punk sound that sold millions around the globe.
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The first biography of Yo La Tengo, the massively influential band who all but defined indie music. Yo La Tengo has lit up the indie scene for three decades, part of an underground revolution that defied corporate music conglomerates, eschewed pop radio, and found a third way. Going behind the scenes of one of the most remarkable eras in American music history, "Big Day Coming "traces the patient rise of husband-and-wife team Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley, who-over three decades-helped forge a spandex-and-hairspray-free path to the global stage, selling millions of records along the way and influencing countless bands.
The complete history of one of the most long-lived and legendary bands in rock history, written by its official historian and publicist-a must-have chronicle for all Dead Heads, and for students of rock and the 1960s' counterculture. From 1965 to 1995, the Grateful Dead flourished as one of the most beloved, unusual, and accomplished musical entities to ever grace American culture.
The compelling saga of how one backwater music scene could produce such disparate mega talents as the Ventures, Jimi Hendrix, Heart, Robert Cray, Queensryche, Sir Mix a Lot, Nirvana, and the legendary garage stompers, the Sonics.
"Rock 'n' roll was loud, brash, and impudent; TV was soothing and polite. Rock 'n' roll was sex; TV was violins. Rock 'n' roll was Elvis Presley; TV was Robert Young." - from "Station to Station" Television and rock 'n' roll: a combative yet pr
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A definitive collection of profiles, cultural commentary, and reviews from a 20-year career in rock criticism, by the author of "Shot in the Heart". "A refreshingly inclusive arc of rock history. consistently provocative"-"Kirkus Reviews".
"Training Day": In a powerful departure from his frequent good-guy roles, Denzel Washington captured his second Academy Award(R) playing Alonzo Harris, the twisted but charismatic detective who both attracts and repels as he becomes the kind of thug he's supposed to collar. Ethan Hawke plays unseasoned recruit Jake Hoyt, Harris' new partner. "Goodfellas": Based on the true-life best seller "Wiseguy" by Nicholas Pileggi and backed by a dynamic pop/rock oldies soundtrack, critics and filmgoers alike declared "GoodFellas" great.
A deep appreciation and a wild visual ride through the wonderland of Los Angeles-styleLos Angeles harbors its own canon of styles: Romantic Bohemian, Glamour, Skater and Surfer, Rocker, Chola-Style, Indie-Eclectic, and Casual Chic-each shaped by the unique mix of subcultures, climates, geography, history, and personalities that have coexisted in different pockets of the greater LA area.
Keep it Going! A fully functional game with all the great features of Rock Band, including: Solo and Band Tour Mode, Quickplay, Tug of War, Score Dual, and song unlock progression. The Best Around! 20 of the most popular tracks in Rock Band history distilled to perfection onto one disc, all utilizing the original master recordings. Angels & Airwaves - "It Hurts", Avenged Sevenfold - "Afterlife", Blondie - "Call Me", The Cars - "Just What I Needed", Devo - "Girl U Want", Disturbed - "Indestructible", Duran Duran - "Rio", Fall Out Boy - "This Ain't a Scene.
Terence Ranger's Revolt in Southern Rhodesia 1896-97 opened out decades of important debate about religion and violence in the early colonial encounter. This book is its challenging, much awaited sequel at the very cutting edge of postcolonial studies." Richard Werbner, Professor of Social Anthropology, University of ManchesterOccupied by humanity for some 40,000 years, the Matopos Hills in Zimbabwe have become the scene of symbolic, ideological, and armed conflict over the last hundred years.
The Gibson Les Paul is possibly "the" electric guitar most associated with rock 'n' roll. The result of a collaboration between Gibson's Ted McCarty and jazz guitarist Les Paul in response to the success of Fender's Telecaster, the Les Paul has gone on to become a prized instrument played by most of the greatest guitarists in rock history. This massive illustrated history of the guitar examines its prehistory and origins as well as its evolution in the 60-plus years since its 1952 introduction.
This illustrated history of the rock band, features more than five hundred photos and artifacts from the band's career, reviews of all their studio albums, a discography, and reflections on the band from other industry stars.
"There are no definitive histories," writes Elijah Wald, in this provocative reassessment of American popular music, "because the past keeps looking different as the present changes." Earlier musical styles sound different to us today because we hear them through the musical filter of other styles that came after them, all the way through funk and hip hop.
"One of Guitar World magazine's Top 15 rock books of 2011."Aerosmith is one of the greatest rock 'n' roll bands of all-time. After their 1970s success was derailed by band strife and Dionysian excess, Boston's Bad Boys received a career jump-start in 1986 via their collaboration with hip-hop legends Run-DMC and producer Rick Rubin. This first complete illustrated history of one of the world's most successful and popular bands features a band history by music journalist Richard Bienstock and sidebar album reviews from a host of well-known music journalists, including Greg Kot, Jaan Uhelszki, Chuck Eddy, Bill Holdship, Martin Popoff, Daniel Bukszpan, and more.
The tumultuous decade of the 1960s in America gave birth to many new ideas and forms of expression, among them the rock musical. An unlikely offspring of the performing arts, the rock musical appeared when two highly distinctive and American art forms joi
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From Dylan's first appearance in NYC to the Beatles' rooftop concert, from Woodstock and Monterey to the Pink Floyd reunion tour, this richly illustrated book presents the milestones that changed the history of rock and, in some cases, the world. Beginning in 1964 with Elvis and continuing through the twenty-first century, it reveals how music, culture, life, and society were inextricably and irrevocably intertwined.
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Rather than questions of quality and how a cover song measures up as "better or worse" than other versions, this book focuses on ideological and social stakes of the "same old songs" as they are reconfigured in numerous ways to consider, comment on, andconfront political issues of gender, sexuality, race, the nation-state and the generation gap
Sounds Like Teen Spirit provides hundreds of pairings of songs that appear to have "borrowed" their melodies from earlier songs. Readers wil discover the music that influnced the songs of the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen and many more. Sounds Like Teen Spirit covers recent plagirism cases involveing Robin Thicke, Sam Smith and Coldplay as well as famous cases such as when George Harrison was sued over his song "My Sweet Lord" by the publishers of the Chiffons' "He's So Fine" Readers will never hear the familiar songs in quite the same way after reading Sounds Like Teen Spirit.
The ultimate illustrated history of rock & roll-comprehensive, authoritative, and fully updated with coverage of the most important new sounds and artists of the 1980s and 90s.
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Sometime about 30,000 years ago, somebody stuck a sharp rock into a split stick-and presto The axe was born. Our inquisitive species just loves tinkering, testing, and pushing the limits, and this delightfully different book is a freewheeling reference to hundreds of customs, notions, and inventions that reflect human ingenuity throughout history. From hand tools to holidays to weapons to washing machines, "An Uncommon History of Common Things" features hundreds of colorful illustrations, timelines, sidebars, and more as it explores just about every subject under the sun.
CD/Spoken Word, Tantor Media Inc, 2016, ISBN13 9781515915980, ISBN10 1515915980
More than two hundred spectacular photographs, sensual, luminous, frenzied, true, from 1955 to the present, that catch and define the energy, intoxication, rebellion, and magic of rock and roll; the first book to explore the photographs and the photographers who captured rock's message of freedom and personal reinvention-and to examine the effect of their pictures on the musicians, the fans, and the culture itself.
The birth of rock n roll signaled the blossoming of a new teenage culture, dividing generations and introducing a new attitude of rebellion and independence. From Chuck Berry to the Beatles, from punk rock to hip hop, rock n roll has continuously transformed alongside or in reaction to social, cultural, and political changes. A Brief History of Rock, Off the Record is a concise introduction to rock history and the impact it has had on American culture.
In 1936 a German chemist identified certain organic molecules that he had extracted from ancient rocks and oils as the fossil remains of chlorophyll-presumably from plants that had lived and died millions of years in the past. It was another twenty-five years before this insight was developed and the term "biomarker" coined to describe fossil molecules whose molecular structures could reveal the presence of otherwise elusive organisms and processes.
Drawn from more than 10,000 hours of concert and archival footage, this phenomenal collection follows the rise of rock with interviews and performances by the biggest names in rock, both past and present: Chuck Berry, Bruce Springsteen, the Beatles, Bob Dylan, the Sex Pistols, Jimi Hendrix, Aretha Franklin, Nirvana, the Ramones, Elvis Presley and many more.
"Understand the social and historical significance of rock-and-roll " Brief, authoritative, and current, Dave Szatmary's "Rockin' in Time: A Social History of Rock-and-Roll, 8/e, " weaves the major icons of rock-and-roll into a larger social/historical fabric. Rather than an exhaustive catalog of artists in rock history or a guide to learning musical notation, the book places rock-and-roll in the context of the social issues that surrounded and shaped it.