All Music Guide to Rock: The Definitive Guide to Rock, Pop, and Soul
Vladimir Bogdanov, Chris Woodstra, Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Hal Leonard Corporation, 2002 - Music - 1399 pages
(Book). Easy to use and fun to explore, this 1,400-page tome is the most complete guide ever published on the artists and recordings that really rock. Compiled by dozens of music critics, it reviews and rates more than 14,000 great albums by over 2,200 artists and groups in more than 400 styles both mainstream and alternative including bootlegs, import-only releases, important out-of-print recordings, and lesser-known cult artists. A brief profile details each performer's career, while insightful reviews of top recordings help define the musician's artistic development and impact on rock. Expanded biographies spotlight major figures, along with complete album discographies. Also features educational essays and "music maps" that chart the evolution of rock's diverse subgenres at a glance.
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As accurate and obsessively detailed as www.allmusic.com is, its print cousins can seem somewhat redundant. This well-established entry, now in its third edition, offers biographical and listener's ... Read full review
Missing a big portion of the Punk scene from Boston, the like's of Jerry's Kids, Gang Green, the chart and table is LA centric, Sorry But Boston Beat out DC as well, please update this.
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Albums marked with a star should be part of Borrowing heavily from Marc Bolans glam rock and the future shock of A Clockwork
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