What Is Rock and Roll?

What Is Rock and Roll?
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Publisher : Penguin
Total Pages : 112
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ISBN-13 : 9780451533821
ISBN-10 : 0451533828
Rating : 4/5 (28 Downloads)

Book Synopsis What Is Rock and Roll? by : Jim O'Connor

Download or read book What Is Rock and Roll? written by Jim O'Connor and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2017-08-22 with total page 112 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Put on your dancing shoes and move to the music. Rock and roll sprang from a combination of African-American genres, Western swing, and country music that exploded in post World War II America. Jim O'Connor explains what constitutes rock music, follows its history and sub-genres through famous musicians and groups, and shows how rock became so much more than just a style of music influencing fashion, language, and lifestyle. This entry in the New York Times best-selling series contains eighty illustrations and sixteen pages of black and white photographs.


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