The Rock 'n' Roll Age : The Music, The Culture, The Generation

Author(s): Mike Evans

Society & Culture

When rock n' roll first burst onto the music scene it caused an uproar. But how much more do you really know about it?This book traces the musical phenomenon through its most impactful years from 1945 to 1964. But it doesn't just look at what and who made the music, "The Rock 'n' Roll Age looks at the bigger picture of the post-war world - the political and cultural changes that were happening, the mood of the times and the reasons behind rock 'n' roll.With explorations of civil liberties, space exploration, Cuba, the end of the Empire, Hollywood, the Beat Generation, Teddy Boy fashion, the rise of the teenager, not to mention The Beatles and Bob Dylan and so much more, this is music history at its most fascinating.

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  • : 9780954549367
  • : essential
  • : essential
  • : books

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  • : Mike Evans
  • : Hardback