The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock & Roll: The Definitive History of the Most Important Artists and Their Music

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Anthony DeCurtis, James Henke, Holly George-Warren
Random House, 1992 - Music - 710 pages
6 Reviews
Here is the ultimate illustrated history of rock & roll--the most important artists and their music, fully revised and updated for the 1990s. Here are eye-opening portraits and critical assessments of Elvis and Chuck Berry, the Beatles and the Stones, Michael Jackson and Madonna. Discographies on every important performer. Photographs throughout, including rare early snapshots.

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Review: The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll: The Definitive History of the Most Important Artists and Their Music

User Review  - Burt Campbell - Goodreads

Good reference material; certainly NOT definitive, feel free to disagree with the opinions therein. A good way to find 'similar artists' to those you already enjoy. Read full review

Review: The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll: The Definitive History of the Most Important Artists and Their Music

User Review  - Clare - Goodreads

The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock & Roll is a substantial, deep, broad, and engaging exploration of the history of rock up to 1992. If you're not into music or rock, this isn't going to change your mind, but it's a solid introduction to the genre. Read full review

About the author (1992)

Henke is Vice President of Exhibitions and Curatorial Affairs at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

Holly George-Warren is an award-winning writer and editor who has contributed to more than forty books about rock & roll. She is the author of Punk 365, Grateful Dead 365, and Public Cowboy No. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry, among other books. She cowrote The Road to Woodstock and is coeditor of The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll, Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: A Musical Journey, and Farm Aid: A Song for America. Her writing has appeared in such publications as the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, Mojo, and the Village Voice.

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