Genesis and The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - Music - 172 pages
Genesis' 'The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway' is one of the last concept albums of the late 1970s, released at a time when concept albums were out of fashion. It is a product of its time, reflective of the general economic and social turmoil of the early '70s. This book examines the album.
 

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Contents

Introduction This is the story of Rael
1
Situating The Lamb
7
Recording The Lamb
45
The Lamb song by song
55
In the press and on tour
97
Interpreting The Lamb
117
Genesis and Gabriel after
133
Bibliography Searchingprinted word
157
Index
163
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Kevin Holm-Hudson is Associate Professor of Theory at the School of Music, University of Kentucky, USA.

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