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
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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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Contents

Rock Begins by Robert Palmer
3
Rhythm Gospel by Barry Hansen
37
Fats Domino by Peter Guralnick
48
n 13
114
21
124
The Sound of Memphis by Robert Palmer
293
Janis Joplin by Ellen Willis 38 2 Elton John by Robert Christgau
526
The Doors by Lester Bangs 388 David Bowie by Tom Carson
532
by Ellen Willis 448 Women in Revolt by Holly GeorgeWarren
609
Bubblegum by Lester Bangs 452 Bruce Springsteen by Anthony DeCurtis
619
Led Zeppelin by Jim Miller 455 Prince by Paul Evans
626
2
631
Heavy Metal by Lester Bangs 459 U2 by Bill Flanagan
632
The Revolution Will Be Televised
640
The Evolution of the singersongwriter Michael Jackson by John Swenson
649
The Emergence of Art Rock The Global Beat by Daisann McLane
663

The Kinks by Ken Emerson The Sound of Southern California
538
Eric Clapton by Dave Marsh The sound of New York City
549
The second wave by Ken Emerson Disco by Tom Smucker 56
573
Britain by Ken Tucker
579
Creedence Clearwater Revival Anarchy in the U K by Greil Marcus
594
by John Rockwell 492 Up from Underground by Tom Sinclair
673
From the Eighties Onward
691
The sound of Philadelphia by Jim Miller 515 Contributors
699
378
704
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Rolling Stone was founded in 1967 by Jann Wenner and Ralph Gleason.

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