What Is Rock and Roll?

What Is Rock and Roll?

eBook - 2017
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Put on your dancing shoes and move to the music.

Rock and roll sprang from a combination of African-American genres, Western swing, and country music that exploded in post World War II America. Jim O'Connor explains what constitutes rock music, follows its history and sub-genres through famous musicians and groups, and shows how rock became so much more than just a style of music influencing fashion, language, and lifestyle.

This entry in the New York Times best-selling series contains eighty illustrations and sixteen pages of black and white photographs.


From the Trade Paperback edition.
Publisher: New York, New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [2017]
ISBN: 9780451533821
0451533828
9780451533814
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Copeland, Gregory

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