The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Rock History: From arenas to the underground, 1974-1980

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Chris Smith
Greenwood Press, 2006 - Music - 294 pages
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The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Rock History is a landmark six-volume set that brings unprecedented depth to the understanding of rock music and the many ways it has shaped, and been shaped by, American culture. The six volumes in this set provide narrative chapters on important musicians, writers, producers, trends, genres, concerts, and more within these exciting periods in rock music history. Volumes also include a number of resources for students, researchers, and anyone interested in the history of rock music: a timeline; discographies of seminal and bestselling recordings; a dictionary of performers, recordings, events, and genres; a resource guide, which includes recommended books and articles, Web sites, festivals, videos, special collections; and comprehensive index. This volume includes: Jethro Tull, the Electric Light Orchestra, Yes, Patti Smith, the Ramones, the Sex Pistols, Fleetwood Mac, the Eagles, Brian Eno, and Led Zeppelin.

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This six-volume encyclopedia by academics Scrivani-Tidd (music, SUNY at Fredonia) and Janosik (dean, Lancaster campus, Ohio Univ.) and music journalists Gulla, Smith, and Markowitz covers the gamut of ... Read full review


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