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The rock history reader / edited by Theo Cateforis

Title:
The rock history reader / edited by Theo Cateforis
Format:
Book
Online Resource:
Table of contents only
Publisher description
Contributor biographical information
Physical Details:
xvii, 360 p. ; 26 cm
Contents:
The 1950s. Chuck Berry : in his own words ; R & B : a danger to the music business? / Abel Green ; Elvis Presley and "the craze" / John Crosby ; "Elvis defends low-down style" / Kays Gary ; "Experts propose study of 'craze'" / Milton Bracker ; The rock 'n' roll audience : "But papa, it's my music, I like it" / Jeff Greenfield ; Leiber & Stoller / Ted Fox ; The history of Chicano rock / Rubén Guevara -- The 1960s. Phil Spector and the wall of sound / Ronnie Spector ; The Beatles, Press Conference, 1964 ; "Beatlemania frightens child expert" / Bernard Saibel ; George Martin: on the Beatles ; "Understanding Dylan" / Paul Williams ; Motown : a whiter shade of black / Jon Landau ; "An interview with Wilson Pickett" / Jim Delehant ; James Brown : Soul brother no. 1 / Fred Wesley, Jr. ; "Goodbye surfing, hello God! : the religious conversion of Brian Wilson" / Jules Siegel ; Rock and the counterculture / Chester Anderson ; "The electric Kool-Aid acid test" / Tom Wolfe ; "The country boom" / Barret Hansen ; Woodstock nation / Joan and Robert K. Morrison -- The 1970s. James Taylor, singer-songwriter / Burt Korall ; "Cock rock : men always seem to end up on top" ; The art of the hard rock lifestyle / David Lee Roth ; "How to be a rock critic" / Lester Bangs ; "Reggae : the steady rock of black Jamaica" / Andrew Kopkind ; "Roots and rock : the Marley enigma" / Linton Kwesi Johnson ; Dub and the sound of surprise / Richard Williams ; Art rock / John Rockwell ; "Why don't we call it punk?" / Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain ; The subculture of British punk / Dick Hebdige ; Disco : four critics address the musical question ; "The confessions of a gay rocker" / Adam Block -- The 1980s. Punk goes hardcore / Jack Rabid ; College rock : "left of the dial" / Gina Arnold ; "Roll over, guitar heroes : synthesizers are here" / Jon Young ; "The MTV aesthetic" / Richard Gehr ; Post-punk's "radical dance fictions" / Simon Reynolds ; Molly Hatchett : celebrity rate a record ; "The cult of violence" / Tipper Gore ; Heavy metal and the highbrow/lowbrow divide / Robert Walser ; "The real thing--Bruce Springsteen" / Simon Frith ; Hip hop nation / Greg Tate ; "Madonna--finally a real feminist" / Camille Paglia ; "Can Madonna justify Madonna?" / Barbara Grizzuti Harrison -- The 1990s. Is As nasty as they wanna be obscene? ; "Public enemy's bomb squad" / Tom Moon ; "The death of sampling" / Mark Kemp ; "Kurt Cobain and the politics of damage" / Sarah Ferguson ; "The problem with music" / Steve Albini ; "Feminism amplified" / Kim France ; "Rock aesthetics and musics of the world" / Motti Regev ; Fat Boy Slim explains electronic dance music / Michael Gelfand ; Nü metal and Woodstock '99 / Barry Walters ; Indie pop goes twee / Joey Sweeney -- The 2000s. "My week on the Avril Lavigne E-team" / Chris Dahlen ; "Punk's earnest new mission" / Michael Azerrad ; "Rip. Burn. Die." : the music industry sings the blues / David Sheff and Rob Tannenbaum ; "The rap against rockism" / Kelefa Sanneh
Subjects:
Rock music--History and criticism
Contributors:
Cateforis, Theo
Publisher:
New York : Routledge, c2007
Call Number:
ML3534 .R63H5 2007
ISBN:
041597500
9780415975001
0415975018
9780415975018
OCLC No:
71632245