Rock Movers & Shakers

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ABC-CLIO, 1991 - Music - 585 pages
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"Rock Movers & Shakers provides career chronologies of every rock group and solo act that have made rock what it is today. Day by day, month by month, data are given for releases, tours, and TV and radio appearances, with a wealth of background biographical material on school, marriages, litigation, and more." "The artists included have all made significant contributions to the development of the rock scene - both in their recording careers and more widely. Peak chart positions in both the United States and the United Kingdom are given for singles and albums for every act featured." "The most comprehensive reference book of its kind, Rock Movers & Shakers has 608 pages of fascinating insights into the acts that "made rock happen," from Abba to ZZ Top, packed with facts and refreshingly free from opinionizing."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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This revised and updated work (1st ed., Watson-Guptill, 1988) is a somewhat handy reference source for chronologically pinpointing greater and lesser events concerning rock music bands and solo acts ... Read full review


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About the author (1991)

Co-founders of the Media Research & Information Bureau--the largest chart-compiling and music research agency in Europe--Luke Compton and Dafydd Rees have written more than 20 books about the music business, including DK's Encyclopedia of Rock Stars.

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