The Secret History of Rock: The Most Influential Bands You've Never Heard

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Billboard Books, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 280 pages
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The official history of rock and roll is the tale of groups like The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, of wildly popular albums, and of almost incalculable sums of money. The secret history of rock and roll is the story of lesser-known artists whose work has shaped modern rock. Investigating 15 separate genres and influences, this book discusses, identifies and annotates the most significant, if not the most celebrated, rock and roll talents of all time.

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User Review  - Cameron Reed - Goodreads

I was a 19 year old discovering the history of avant-garde rock music just as modern indie rock began, this book couldn't have come into my world at a better time. Sure, the book isn't perfect, it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cristhian - Goodreads

Great book, full of interesting bands and artists to know about, the author makes a great job telling a story and ultimately, creating enough curiosity in you to make yo go and check chrome, pere ubu or the dead kenedys among other acts after every chapter. Read full review

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Roni Sarig (White Plains, NY) is a bicycle enthusiast and professional writer.
Paul Dorn (Sacramento, CA) is a bicycle commuting blogger and writer in northern California, and creator of a popular bike commuting advice website at www.runmuki.com/commute. He is the former executive director of the California Bicycle Coalition, and former board member and newsletter editor of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition. Dorn is certified by the League of American Bicyclists as a League Cycling Instructor (LCI #1237).

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