Dancing in the Street
Rock and Roll History
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|Format:||Hardback, 348 pages|
|Other Information: ||52 colour photographs, 40 duotones, 62 b&w illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 13 June 1996|
With chapters which correspond to the episodes of a BBC2 television series, this is a record of the life and times of rock and roll performers and songwriters from the post-war years to the present. Three additional "essay" chapters explore some of the "bigger" issues.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Whole lotta shakin' goin' on - the origins of rock & roll emerging from country music and rhythm & blues. Part 2 Be my baby - the idea of the "pop group". Part 3 R-e-s-p-e-c-t - the birth of soul music: Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye and the gospel music of Aretha Franklin. Part 4 A rolling stone - the creation of folk pop: the Everly Brothers, Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan. Part 5 Crossroads - the heavy-metal sound: The Rolling Stones; The Who and The Kinks; guitar kings Clapton and Hendrix. Part 6 Eight miles high - the late-Sixties' drug-inspired music of The Grateful Dead, The Doors and Frank Zappa. Part 7 Walk on the wild side - rock & roll theatre emerges. Part 8 Brand new bag - disco and the funk sound. Part 8 Blank generation: the punk spirit of The Sex Pistols; meanwhile, rock crossed with Reggae and African music. Part 10 Planet rock - the emergence of rap.
|Publisher: ||BBC Books|
|Dimensions: ||23.0 x 20.0 centimeters (0.89 kg)|