The Rockin' '60s is the first complete guide to the great rock and R&B instrumental and vocal groups and solo artists of the day. Each entry gives the complete personnel of each group, with birthplace and date (and date of death, if appropriate), instrument played, and any other significant role (vocals, songwriting, producing) in the group. A complete narrative history of the group is then given, with analysis of key recordings. Finally, a comprehensive discography, listing original releases and recent reissues on CD, makes this the ultimate shoppers' and buyers' guide. Photographs from rock archives enhance the text.
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After an excellent introductory essay that cogently and succinctly delineates the differences between the 1950s and 1960s rock milieus, veteran rock writer Helander fashions, in A-Z format, a ... Read full review
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