Kinderculture: The Corporate Construction Of Childhood, Second Edition (Google eBook)
Now updated with two new chapters and an extraordinary collection of photographs, this second edition of Paul Friedlander’s Rock and Roll: A Social History is a smash hit. The social force of rock and roll music leaps off the page as Paul Friedlander provides impressive insights based on hits from Johnny B. Goode to Smells Like Teen Spirit and beyond. In this musical journey, Friedlander offers the melodious strains and hard-edged riffs of Elvis, the Beatles, The Who, Dylan, Clapton, Hendrix, Motown, the San Francisco Beat, Punk, New Wave, rap, metal, 90’s grunge, plus file sharing, and much more. The book is written in a refreshing, captivating style that pulls the reader in, offering no less than a complete social and cultural history of rock and roll for students and general audiences alike. Friedlander writes, This book chronicles the first forty years of rock/pop music history. Picture the various musical styles as locations on a giant unfolding road map. As you open the map, you travel from place to place, stopping at each chapter to sample the artistry. Don’t forget to dress your imagination appropriately for this trip, because each genre is affected by the societal topography and climate that surround it. Enjoy your trip. We promise it will be a good one!
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Page vii - The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There's also a negative side.
Page 217 - I'd never heard of Hendrix. Then someone said, 'You've got to see the guitar player with John Hammond.' I went straight across the street and saw him. Hendrix knew who I was and, that day, in front of my eyes, he burned me to death. I didn't even get my guitar out. H-bombs were going off, guided missiles were flying — I can't tell you the sounds he was getting out of his instrument. He was getting every sound I was ever to hear him get, right there in that room with a Stratocaster, a twin, a Maestro...
Page vii - n' roll smells phony and false. It is sung, played and written for the most part by cretinous goons and by means of its almost imbecilic reiteration, and sly. lewd, in plain fact, dirty lyrics • • • it manages to be the martial music of every sideburned delinquent on the face of the earth.
Page 96 - And in the end, The love you take Is equal to The love You make The drone behind it all was the note, C, right there in the soul of his brain.
Page 141 - Because something is happening here, but you don't know what it is, do you, Mister Jones? — Bob Dylan, Ballad of a Thin Man...
Page 44 - If I could find a white man who had the Negro sound and the Negro feel, I could make a billion dollars.
Page 31 - I felt then that if I could take, say, a Dixieland tune and drop the first and third beats, and accentuate the second and fourth, and add a beat the listeners could clap to as well as dance this would be what they were after.