Kinderculture: The Corporate Construction Of Childhood, Second Edition (Google eBook)
Also includes information on African Americans, alternative rock, Atlantic Records, Joan Baez, Ginger Baker, The Band, Beach Boys, Beastie Boys, Lennon and McCartney, Chuck Berry, Big Brother and the Holding Company, Black Sabbath, blues, John (Bonzo) Bonham, David Bowie, James Brown, Capitol Records, censorship, Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, Clash, classic rock, Kurt Cobain, Columbia Records, Sam Cooke, Cream, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Roger Daltrey, Bo Didley (Elias McDaniel), disc jockeys, Fats Domino, Bob Dylan, The Eagles, electronic dance music, Eminem, Brian Epstein, folk music, Aretha Franklin, gangsta rap, Jerry Garcia, Marvin Gaye, Berry Gordy, Bill Graham, Grateful Dead, Woody Guthrie, Bill Haley, George Harrison, heavy metal, Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Holly, Michael Jackson, Mick Jagger, Jefferson Airplane, Brian Jones, Janis Joplin, Riley (B.B.) King, Led Zeppelin, John Lennon, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard (Richard Pennimen), Madonna, Mamas and the Papas, Paul McCartney, Metallica, Monterey Pop Festival, Keith Moon, Motown, MTV (Music Television), Napster, Nirvana, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, political activism, Elvis Presley, punk rock, rap, Otis Redding, Keith Richards, Rock Window, Rolling Stone (magazine), Rolling Stones, Johnny Rotten (John Lydon), San Francisco area rock, Sex Pistols, Tupac Shakur, Phil Spector, Ringo Starr (Richard Starkey Jr.), Pete Townsend, Sid Viscious (John Beverly), The Who, Muddy Waters, Stevie Wonder, The Yardbirds, etc.
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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.