Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock 'n' Roll Music

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Plume, 1997 - Music - 320 pages
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"When it was first published, critic after critic called this brilliant study of rock 'n' roll and American culture the best book on the subject. Now, firmly established as a classic, the fourth edition features a completely new introduction as well as an entirely updated discography that includes CDs for the first time."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Interesting book, deals with The Band, Sly, Elvis, Randy Newman, Robert Johnson, and Harmonica Frank--something a bout overall American culture. He definitely has his ideas about music, which he ... Read full review

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Ponderous and overwrought, and oh. so. pretentious. Very disappointing. Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Greil Marcus is the author of "Invisible Republic," "Dead Elvis," "Lipstick Traces," & "Mystery Train." His pieces have appeared in a wide range of publications, including "Artforum," "Interview," "The New Yorker," "The New York Times," & "Esquire." He will be teaching at Princeton & Berkeley in fall 2000.

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