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Author Grossman, Loyd.

Title A social history of rock music : from the greasers to glitter rock / Loyd Grossman.

Imprint New York : McKay, c1976.

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 Moore Stacks  ML3561.R62 G76    Available  ---
Description ix, 150 p. ; 22 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Before the Flood(1954-1963). Media mechanics ; The anatomy of pop songs and high and low culture ; Why brother? ; Good old rock and roll : Teen culture in the Eisenhower era ; The golden age of rock and roll? ; Technoculting Sputnik and Cold War action -- The coming of the New Rock(1964-1966). The Beatles and the British invasion ; Pop style and the fashion renascence ; Hair and history ; Decadancing in the night-The Rolling Stones ; The British ascendancy -- The American reaction (1965-1967). Ghosts of the Hootenanny Era ; Horrors, it's art! ; No more surfin' ; Psycedelic madness ; The noble savage ; Woodstock nation sells out -- Rock at its zenith(1967-1972). The new transatlantic style ; Baroque and roll -- Rock and roll facts, myths, and legends. The stars and their system ; The rock establishment ; Women in rock ; Rock and roll technology -- New thrills for the jaded generation(1972-1975) -- Near the end of the trail: The levi-ing of America.
Subject Rock music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Rock music -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.
Popular culture -- United States.
Popular culture -- Great Britain.
ISBN 0679506101