Download e-book for kindle: America’s Songs III: Rock!: Rock! by Bruce Pollock

By Bruce Pollock

ISBN-10: 1138638137

ISBN-13: 9781138638136

ISBN-10: 1138638145

ISBN-13: 9781138638143

America’s Songs III: Rock! selections up in 1953 the place America’s Songs II left off, describing the inventive and cultural impression of the rock ’n’ roll period on America’s songs and songwriters, recording artists and bands, song publishers and checklist labels, and the all-important eating viewers. The advent provides the history tale, discussing the 1945-1952 interval and concentrating on the most important songs from the genres of bounce blues, rhythm ’n’ blues, kingdom song, bluegrass, and folks that mixed to shape rock ‘n’ roll. From there, the writer selects a handful of songs from each one next yr, up via 2015, indexed chronologically and arranged by means of decade.

As with its previous partners, America’s Songs III highlights crucial songs of every 12 months with separate entries. greater than three hundred songs are analyzed when it comes to importance—both musically and historically—and weighted via how they outlined an period, an artist, a style, or an underground circulate. Written through recognized rock historian and previous ASCAP award winner Bruce Pollock, America’s Songs III: Rock! relays the tales at the back of America’s musical history.

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