Rock 'n' Roll and American Society

Rock 'n' Roll and American Society

Part One, From the Beginning to 1960

Book - 2011
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Professor William McKeen delves into the origins of rock beginning with its emergence in the 1950s.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2011], ℗2011
ISBN: 9781449855901
1449855903
9781449855918
1449855911
Branch Call Number: 7.8166 Mc
Description: 7 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (80 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm)

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This series of audio lectures focuses on the early years of rock 'n' roll, highlighting pioneers such as Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Sam Phillips, and Elvis Presley.

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CRRL_CraigG Jul 16, 2015

McKeen is at his best when telling anecdotes. From exploring the legend of Robert Johnson selling his soul at the Mississippi crossroads to explaining how an amplifier falling off the back of a truck led to one of the first instances of guitar distortion on record.

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CRRL_CraigG Jul 16, 2015

McKeen is at his best when telling anecdotes. From exploring the legend of Robert Johnson selling his soul at the Mississippi crossroads to explaining how an amplifier falling off the back of a truck led to one of the first instances of guitar distortion on record.

Read more at: http://www.librarypoint.org/modern_scholar_series

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