The Rolling Stone illustrated history of rock & roll

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Jim Miller
Rolling Stone, Nov 12, 1980 - Music - 474 pages
A collection of appreciative, critical, and descriptive articles on the top individual stars, vocal groups, and bands of rock and roll, from Elvis Presley to Elvis Costello. Discographies

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This was a great book for its time and an essential part of my exploration or rock 'n' roll as a teenager. It would still be interesting to anyone wanting to understand contemporary opinion of bands and solo performers of that time. Read full review


Introduction by Jim Miller
Rhythm and Gospel by Barry Hansen
The Sound of New Orleans by Langdon Winner

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