A History of Rock Music: The Rock-and-roll Era by Glenn GassA History of Rock Music: The Rock-and-roll Era by Glenn Gass

A History of Rock Music: The Rock-and-roll Era

byGlenn Gass

Paperback | March 13, 2017

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A History of Rock Music: The Rock & Roll Era is a celebration of the roots of rock & roll and its emergence as the soundtrack to teenage rebellion and a liberatingly raucous, joyous and rebellious music for one especially fortunate generation. The book is a lovingly detailed examination of the pre-Beatles 1950's era of classic rock & roll, with special attention devoted to the music's varied musical influences, most notably the Blues, Country & Western, Gospel Music, Boogie-Woogie and Rhythm & Blues. It is both a detailed history and a musical appreciation of America's greatest artistic gift to the world.

Glenn Gass is a Provost Professor of Music at Indiana University, where he developed a series of courses on the history of rock and popular music. His courses on rock and pop music were the first to be offered through a music school and are now the longest-running courses of their kind in the world. Gass has been the recipient of the H...
Title:A History of Rock Music: The Rock-and-roll EraFormat:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.72 inPublished:March 13, 2017Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0253031508

ISBN - 13:9780253031501