Rock and Roll: A Social History

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Westview Press, Jan 1, 1996 - Music - 356 pages
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"This lively, detailed history of rock and roll addresses what notes were played, who played them, and how society was registered between the drum breaks and the power chords."--David Sanjek, "BMI Archives"

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Dr. Paul Friedlander is Director of California State University, Chico Music Industry Program. He is author of the Encyclopedia Americana “Rock Music” entry, many book chapters and journal articles, and is past-president of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music/American Chapter. As a musician, he has sung with Pete Seeger’s Children’s Chorus at Carnegie Hall, played bluegrass banjo at southern music festivals, hit notes with New York homeboys The Chapters, played folk music in Moscow’s Gorki Park, and rock and rolled across the U.S.A.

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