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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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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INTERNATIONAL POP UNDERGROUND
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About the author (1998)

Danielle Dardashti and Roni Sarig are married and the parents of two children, Uri and Raquel. They are the authors of The Jewish Lights Book of Fun Classroom Activities: Simple and Seasonal Projects for Teachers and Students (Jewish Lights). Dardashti is vice president of Connect with Kids Network, Inc., an educational media company. She has produced Emmy Award-winning television documentaries on children's issues, has worked as a television reporter, and has written a parenting column for several Jewish newspapers. Sarig is an award-winning journalist and the author of five books, including Third Coast (Da Capo), The Secret History of Rock (Billboard) and The Everything Bicycle Book (Adams). He has contributed to publications including Rolling Stone and the New York Times, and currently teaches English and journalism in New Rochelle, New York.

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