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Rock N Soul

Author : Lauren Sattersby
ISBN : 1626493111
Genre : Fiction
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A bellboy is haunted by the ghost of a rock star and begins to fall in love with the ghost.

Awesome African American Rock And Soul Musicians

Author : David Aretha
ISBN : 9780766043282
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Author David Aretha explores the lives of nine influential musicians in this volume. From Chuck Berry, "the father of rock 'n' roll," to James Brown, "the godfather of soul," these musicians impacted music from their earliest hits, and their influences are still felt today. Each short biography ends with a brief timeline of the person's life and achievements.

Rock N Soul

Author : HALL & OATES.
ISBN : OCLC:62986918
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The Heart Of Rock Soul

Author : Dave Marsh
ISBN : 030680901X
Genre : Music
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Lists and reviews rock and soul singles from rock, pop, rhythm and blues, disco, country, rap, and reggae music

We Sold Our Soul For Rock N Roll

Author : Black Sabbath (Musical group)
ISBN : 0793523222
Genre : Music
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(Guitar Recorded Versions). Guitar tab for 16 hard-rocking songs from the double live LP: Am I Going Insane (Radio) * Black Sabbath * Changes * Children of the Grave * Fairies Wear Boots (Interpolating Jack the Stripper) * Iron Man * Laguna Sunrise * N.I.B. * Paranoid * Sabbath, Bloody Sabbath * Snow Blind * Sweet Leaf * Tomorrow's Dream * War Pigs (Interpolating Luke's Wall) * Warning * The Wizard.

The Pop Rock And Soul Reader

Author : David Brackett
ISBN : 0199811709
Genre : Music
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Featuring over 100 readings from a wide range of sources and writers, The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader, Third Edition, provides a rich and engaging introduction to the development of American popular music and the important social and cultural issues raised by its study. The third edition brings together a vast array of selections from sources that include mainstream and specialized magazines, newspapers, scholarly journals, interviews, and autobiographies of musicians and other music industry insiders, plus ten new readings on timely topics such as: * The emerging influence of digital technology like autotune and filesharing on popular music * The integration of popular music and reality TV through shows like American Idol * Lady Gaga's meteoric rise to fame and its inextricable link to new media * A retrospective look at and reevaluation of Michael Jackson's long career * The global impact of legendary artist Bob Marley and reggae Visit the companion website at for additional study resources.

Rock N Roll Soul

Author : Susan Verde
ISBN : 1419728490
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A young music lover steps onto the school talent show stage determined to be herself and sing her own unique song.

How The Beatles Destroyed Rock N Roll

Author : Elijah Wald
ISBN : 0199753563
Genre : Music
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"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. As its blasphemous title suggests, How the Beatles Destroyed Rock 'n' Roll rejects the conventional pieties of mainstream jazz and rock history. Rather than concentrating on those traditionally favored styles, the book traces the evolution of popular music through developing tastes, trends and technologies--including the role of records, radio, jukeboxes and television --to give a fuller, more balanced account of the broad variety of music that captivated listeners over the course of the twentieth century. Wald revisits original sources--recordings, period articles, memoirs, and interviews--to highlight how music was actually heard and experienced over the years. And in a refreshing departure from more typical histories, he focuses on the world of working musicians and ordinary listeners rather than stars and specialists. He looks for example at the evolution of jazz as dance music, and rock 'n' roll through the eyes of the screaming, twisting teenage girls who made up the bulk of its early audience. Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, and the Beatles are all here, but Wald also discusses less familiar names like Paul Whiteman, Guy Lombardo, Mitch Miller, Jo Stafford, Frankie Avalon, and the Shirelles, who in some cases were far more popular than those bright stars we all know today, and who more accurately represent the mainstream of their times. Written with verve and style, How the Beatles Destroyed Rock 'n' Roll shakes up our staid notions of music history and helps us hear American popular music with new ears.

Chasing America

Author : Dennis Watlington
ISBN : 0312271891
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The author traces his life and accomplishments throughout the second half of the twentieth century in an account that also evaluates the specific challenges faced by African Americans in that era.

So You Want To Sing Rock N Roll

Author : Matthew Edwards
ISBN : 9781442231948
Genre : Music
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Rock ‘n’ roll is a style that was born out of the great American melting pot. An outgrowth of the blues, rock 'n' roll music combines driving rhythms, powerful chords, and lyrics that communicate the human experience to audiences around the world. Although rock singing was once seen as a vulgar use of the human voice and was largely ignored by the academic community, voice teachers and singers around the world have recently taken a professional interest in learning specialized techniques for singing rock 'n' roll. So You Want to Sing Rock 'n' Roll gives readers a comprehensive guide to rock history, voice science, vocal health, audio technology, technical approaches to singing rock, and stylistic parameters for various rock subgenres. Matthew Edwards, assistant professor of voice at Shenandoah Conservatory, provides easy-to-understand explanations of technical concepts, with tips for practical application, and suggestions for listening and further reading. So You Want to Sing Rock ‘n’ Roll includes guest-authored chapters by singing voice researchers Dr. Scott McCoy and Dr. Wendy LeBorgne, as well as audio and visual examples available from the website of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. This work is not only the ideal guide to singing professionals, but the perfect reference work for voice teachers and their students, lead and back-up singers, record producers and studio engineers. The So You Want to Sing series is produced in partnership with the National Association of Teachers of Singing. Like all books in the series, So You Want to Sing Rock 'n' Roll features online supplemental material on the NATS website. Please visit to access style-specific exercises, audio and video files, and additional resources.

Catalog Of Copyright Entries

Author : Library of Congress. Copyright Office
ISBN : STANFORD:36105119498629
Genre : Copyright
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Rock And Roll

Author : Ted Greenwald
ISBN : 079245765X
Genre : Rock groups
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A nostalgic look back at the beginnings of rock and roll is filled with color and black-and-white photographs that document the history, memories, trivia, lyrics, and stars of the music that changed the world.

Rock And Roll

Author : Maury Dean
ISBN : 9780875862279
Genre : Electronic books
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An appreciation of Rock-n-Roll, song by song, from its roots and its inspriations to its divergent recent trends. A work of rough genius; DeanOCOs attempt to make connections though time and across genres is laudable."

The Republic Of Rock

Author : Michael J. Kramer
ISBN : 9780195384864
Genre : History
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In his 1967 megahit "San Francisco," Scott McKenzie sang of "people in motion" coming from all across the country to San Francisco, the white-hot center of rock music and anti-war protests. At the same time, another large group of young Americans was also in motion, less eagerly, heading for the jungles of Vietnam. Now, in The Republic of Rock, Michael Kramer draws on new archival sources and interviews to explore sixties music and politics through the lens of these two generation-changing places--San Francisco and Vietnam. From the Acid Tests of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters to hippie disc jockeys on strike, the military's use of rock music to "boost morale" in Vietnam, and the forgotten tale of a South Vietnamese rock band, The Republic of Rock shows how the musical connections between the City of the Summer of Love and war-torn Southeast Asia were crucial to the making of the sixties counterculture. The book also illustrates how and why the legacy of rock music in the sixties continues to matter to the meaning of citizenship in a global society today. Going beyond clichéd narratives about sixties music, Kramer argues that rock became a way for participants in the counterculture to think about what it meant to be an American citizen, a world citizen, a citizen-consumer, or a citizen-soldier. The music became a resource for grappling with the nature of democracy in larger systems of American power both domestically and globally. For anyone interested in the 1960s, popular music, and American culture and counterculture, The Republic of Rock offers new insight into the many ways rock music has shaped our ideas of individual freedom and collective belonging.

Shake It Up Great American Writing On Rock And Pop From Elvis To Jay Z

Author : Jonathan Lethem
ISBN : 9781598535327
Genre : Music
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THE ESSENTIAL PLAYLIST OF GREAT WRITING ABOUT THE MUSIC THAT ROCKED AMERICA Jonathan Lethem and Kevin Dettmar's Shake It Up invites the reader into the tumult and excitement of the rock revolution through fifty landmark pieces by a supergroup of writers on rock in all its variety, from heavy metal to disco, punk to hip-hop. Stanley Booth describes a recording session with Otis Redding; Ellen Willis traces the meteoric career of Janis Joplin; Ellen Sander recalls the chaotic world of Led Zeppelin on tour; Nick Tosches etches a portrait of the young Jerry Lee Lewis; Eve Babitz remembers Jim Morrison. Alongside are Lenny Kaye on acapella and Greg Tate on hip-hop, Vince Aletti on disco and Gerald Early on Motown; Robert Christgau on Prince, Nelson George on Marvin Gaye, Luc Sante on Bob Dylan, Hilton Als on Michael Jackson, Anthony DeCurtis on the Rolling Stones, Kelefa Sanneh on Jay Z. The story this anthology tells is a ongoing one: “it’s too early,” editors Jonathan Lethem and Kevin Dettmar note, “for canon formation in a field so marvelously volatile—a volatility that mirrors, still, that of pop music itself, which remains smokestack lightning. The writing here attempts to catch some in a bottle.” Also features: NAT HENTOFF on BOB DYLAN AMIRI BARAKA on R&B LESTER BANGS on ELVIS PRESLEY ROBERT CHRISTGAU on PRINCE DEBRA RAE COHEN on DAVID BOWIE EVE BABITZ on JIM MORRISON ROBERT PALMER on SAM COOKE CHUCK KLOSTERMAN on HEAVY METAL JESSICA HOPPER on EMO JOHN JEREMIAH SULLIVAN on AXL ROSE ELIJAH WALD on THE BEATLES GREIL MARCUS on CHRISTIAN MARCLAY and much more.

Flying Saucers Rock N Roll

Author : Jake Austen
ISBN : 9780822348498
Genre : Music
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The best of the cult-favorite music magazine Roctober s conversations with overlooked or forgotten artists, from the Outlaw Country singer David Allan Coe to the frustrated interstellar glam act Zolar X.

1976 Rock N Soul Review

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ISBN : OCLC:152475070
Genre : Rock music
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Sweet Soul Music Rhythm And Blues And The Southern Dream Of Freedom

Author : Peter Guralnick
ISBN : 9781847676375
Genre : Music
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In a narrative that captures all the tumult and liberating energy of a country in division and transition, Sweet Soul Music is the story of the birth of modern rhythm-and-blues. Guralnick records the rise and fall of Stax Records - the Memphis powerhouse label that produced a string of classics from the likes of Otis Redding and Booker T. and the MGs - and other labels such as Atlantic, as well as profiling such major artists as Aretha Franklin, Sam Cooke, James Brown, Solomon Burke and Al Green. A fascinating tale of a decade that produced some of the finest music ever.

The History Of R B And Soul Music

Author : Stuart A. Kallen
ISBN : 9781420511338
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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Rhythm and Blues, along with soul music has historically been written and produced by black Americans to reflect the African American experience in the United States. This book covers a range of styles within RandB, including boogie-woogie, Doo-Wop, jump blues, and 12-bar blues, Motown soul, 70s funk, urban contemporary, and hip hop soul.

Fast Food Stock Cars And Rock N Roll

Author : George O. Carney
ISBN : 0847680800
Genre : Social Science
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The only anthology of its kind, this collection brings together classic and recent essays by thirteen leading geographers exploring American popular culture. The essays examine music, food, sports, politics, architecture, clothing, and religion within the context of five themes of cultural geography: region, diffusions, ecology, integration, and landscape. A list of suggested readings follows each section. Fast Food, Stock Cars, and Rock-n-Roll is an excellent text for introductory courses, appealing to students through its discussion of such topics as "grunge" rock, fast food, and blue jeans.

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