Mystery train: images of America in rock'n'roll music

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Penguin group, 1990 - Fiction - 281 pages
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Review: Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock 'n' Roll Music

User Review  - Todd Stockslager - Goodreads

The original edition of Mystery Train, in 1975, was a trail blazer in applying literary and historical criticism to rock music and musicians, and as such it has been widely and rightly praised. The ... Read full review

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

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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

Contents

PROLOGUE
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HARMONICA FRANK 1951
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ROBERT JOHNSON I938 19
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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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