The Rock Book

  • Auteur: Carroll Lane Fenton
  • ISBN: 9780486422671
  • Date de sortie: 2003-01-01
  • Collection: Courier Corporation
  • Total Download: 9551
  • Total Read: 9308

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A history of the origin and development of the earth's surface. Answers real questions about rock hunting and collecting, physical properties and atomic structures of minerals, types of igneous rocks, meteorites, sedimentary rocks, limestone, metamorphic rocks, ores, determining the ages of rocks, and much more. 48 halftones. 40 line illustrations. 15 color illustrations on covers.

Performing Glam Rock

  • Auteur: Philip Auslander
  • ISBN: 9780472068685
  • Date de sortie: 2006
  • Collection: University of Michigan Press
  • Total Download: 4738
  • Total Read: 7863

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This text situates the glam rock phenomenon historically and examines it as a set of performance strategies. It explores the ways in which glam rock, while celebrating the showmanship of 1950s rock and roll, began to undermine rock's adherence to the ideology of authenticity in the late 1960s.

Alternative Rock

  • Auteur: Dave Thompson
  • ISBN: 9780879306076
  • Date de sortie: 2000
  • Collection: Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Total Download: 2449
  • Total Read: 6762

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Provides profiles of solo performers, bands, producers, and record labels from the alternative rock movement, ranging from the mid-1970s to the present, and includes discographies, album reviews, and photographs.

Everybody Needs a Rock

  • Auteur: Byrd Baylor
  • ISBN: 1442408111
  • Date de sortie: 2011-08-16
  • Collection: Simon and Schuster
  • Total Download: 7171
  • Total Read: 5326

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Everybody needs a rock -- at least that's the way this particular rock hound feels about it in presenting her own highly individualistic rules for finding just the right rock for you.

Brands That Rock

  • Auteur: Roger Blackwell
  • ISBN: 9780471455172
  • Date de sortie: 2004
  • Collection: John Wiley & Sons
  • Total Download: 1600
  • Total Read: 9697

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A guide to developing a bond between brands and consumers looks to long-lived rock bands for strategies on building brand loyalty, staying fresh in the marketplace, grabbing attention, and evolving without alienating customers.

The Essential Guide to San Rock Art

  • Auteur: Anne Solomon
  • ISBN: 9780864864307
  • Date de sortie: 1998
  • Collection: New Africa Books
  • Total Download: 4636
  • Total Read: 3599

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Richly illustrated in colour and black and white, this guide provides a clear understanding of a cultural treasure.

The Classic Rock and Roll Reader

  • Auteur: William Emmett Studwell
  • ISBN: 9780789001511
  • Date de sortie: 1999
  • Collection: Psychology Press
  • Total Download: 4739
  • Total Read: 8691

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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.
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