Seventies Rock: The Decade of Creative Chaos

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Taylor Trade Pub., Jan 1, 2003 - Music - 330 pages
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Based on original interviews, 1970s Rock details the decade's huge range of popular music, evocatively chronicling the artists, trends, and songs of this vibrant period. The scope of sub-genres covered includeds Glam rock, Southern rock, country rock, progressive rock, art rock, folk rock, heavy metal, punk rock, disco, jazz-rock fusion, New Wave, and singer-songwriter oriented material. Artists that get particularly trenchant coverage include Neil Young, The Sex Pistols, Paul Simon, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Bruce Springsteen.

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The term "deceptively simple" pops up way too often in this book. Read full review

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You really need to enjoy books about music history to get through this one. I found it boring at times, and incredibly interesting at other times. I learned alot about bands I never heard of, and ... Read full review


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Frank Moriarty, author of Johnny Cash and Springsteen, lives in Collingswood, New Jersey. Brian May was guitarist and pianist in the rock group Queen for over twenty years. He lives in London.

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