Rockin' in Time: A Social History of Rock-and-roll

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Prentice Hall, 1996 - Rock music - 320 pages
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An examination of rock-and-roll from a social history perspective. Tracing rock from its inception 50 years ago to the present, the study shows how this popular musical genre has mirrored two generations of listeners.

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Few would deny that rock'n'roll has been one of the most important cultural barometers of social change in the second half of this century. The tunes and artists of the 1960s not only provided the ... Read full review

Rockin' in time: a social history of rock-and-roll

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This is a major revision of Szatmary's original book ( LJ 5/15/87) with new material on old topics (female groups and surf music) and on more recent trends (Music Television and rap). Szatmary ... Read full review

Contents

The Blues RockandRoll and Racism
1
The Wolf
8
The R B Market
15
Copyright

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David P. Szatmary" worked in the record industry and taught the history of rock 'n' roll at two universities after earning his Ph.D. in American history at Rutgers University. He contributed to the "All Music Guides to Rock, Jazz and Blues," wrote Shays' "Rebellion" (University of Massachusetts Press, 1980) and reviews rock and jazz books regularly. Szatmary also has been featured in articles about record collecting. He currently is the Vice Provost of Educational Outreach at the University of Washington in Seattle.

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