Rockin' in Time: A Social History of Rock-and-roll

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Prentice Hall, 1996 - Rock music - 320 pages
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An examination of rock-and-roll from a social history perspective. Tracing rock from its inception 50 years ago to the present, the study shows how this popular musical genre has mirrored two generations of listeners.

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User Review  - Sean - Goodreads

Great book on the history of Rock. Some key artists should have gotten more print, but not every book will please it's readers. Read full review

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Loved this book from beginning to end! Read full review


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About the author (1996)

David P. Szatmary" worked in the record industry and taught the history of rock 'n' roll at two universities after earning his Ph.D. in American history at Rutgers University. He contributed to the "All Music Guides to Rock, Jazz and Blues," wrote Shays' "Rebellion" (University of Massachusetts Press, 1980) and reviews rock and jazz books regularly. Szatmary also has been featured in articles about record collecting. He currently is the Vice Provost of Educational Outreach at the University of Washington in Seattle.

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