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

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Anthony ed DeCurtis, James Henke, Holly George-Warren
Random House, 1992 - Music - 710 pages
6 Reviews
The ultimate illustrated history of rock & roll--comprehensive, authoritative, and fully updated with coverage of the most important new sounds and artists of the 1980s and `90s.
  

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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

Contents

Introduction by Anthony DeCurti
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Fats Domino by Peter Guralnick
52
The Teen Idols by Greg Shaw 4
121
The lnsirumemal Groups by Greg Shaw
130
Sam Cooke by Joe Mciiwen r
139
Brill Building Pop by Greg Shaw
163
The Sound of Chicago by Joe McEwen
186
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Paul Simon by Stephen Holden
357
Southern Rock by Joe Nick Patnski T
391
The Sound of New York City
549
Contributors T T T T T T
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357
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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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