Rock music in American culture : the sounds of revolution (Book, 2012) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Rock music in American culture : the sounds of revolution

Author: Robert G Pielke
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"From its roots in the black and white "under classes" through its clash with the broader culture to its multifaceted incarnation today, rock and roll has fostered and reflected a genuine cultural revolution which has gone on to influence the world. This critical text investigates rock music from a philosophical perspective, an approach rarely seen in the literature"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert G Pielke
ISBN: 9780786448654 0786448652
OCLC Number: 760293897
Description: x, 255 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Part one. Music and culture. Rock music and contemporary American culture ; What is Rock music? ; A suggested typology --
Part two. Medium and message. Radio: the creation of a new community ; Records: the newest testament ; Film: a creative tension ; Television: bringing it all back home ; The Internet: you say you want a web-o-lution --
Part three. Revolution and revelation. Elvis and the negation of the fifties ; The Beatles and the affirmation of the sixties ; Dormancy and the re-creation of the interim ; The counter-reaction and defense ; The re-actualization and rebirth.
Responsibility: Robert G. Pielke.

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Investigates rock music from a philosophical perspective. Topics covered include a definition of rock music and a suggested typology; an examination of rock on radio and in television and film; and a  Read more...
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