All Music Guide to Rock: The Definitive Guide to Rock, Pop, and Soul

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Vladimir Bogdanov, Chris Woodstra, Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Hal Leonard Corporation, 2002 - Music - 1399 pages
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(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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Contents

Stacia Proefrock
27
Terry Miles
37
Contributors
40
Mark Allan
46
Jennifer Ansbach
52
onathan Ball
61
Daniel Browne
68
Nathan Bush
90
Jonathan Dniy
332
I
346
Tim Griggs
442
Blue Gene Tyranny
619
I
684
Ari Wiznitzer
781
AMG Technical Editors
837
Corwin Moore
953

Bryan Buss
113
Rob Caldwell
123
Albums marked with a star should be part of Borrowing heavily from Marc Bolans glam rock and the future shock of A Clockwork
133
Al Campbell
157
Slansted Montflchel
197
Chris Nickson
234
Brian Olewnick
256
Heather Phares
280
Kirk Dombek
297
Matt Reasor
316
AMG Copy Editors
974
1
1273
Essays
1303
Teen Idols
1310
FolkRock
1318
BlueEyed Soul
1325
Bubblegum
1331
PostPunk
1337
NonRook Styles that Influenced Rork
1350
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About the author (2002)

Bogdanov helped design the AMG databases.

Woodstra is staff editor for AMG.

Stephen Thomas Erlewine is an AMG senior editor. They all live in Ann Arbor, MI.

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