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How the Beatles destroyed rock 'n' roll : an alternative history of American popular music
Title:
How the Beatles destroyed rock 'n' roll : an alternative history of American popular music
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ISBN:
9780195341546
Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Physical Description:
x, 323 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Amateurs and executants -- The ragtime life -- Everybody's doin' it -- Alexander's got a jazz band now -- Cake eaters and hooch drinkers -- The king of jazz -- The record, the song, and the radio -- Sons of Whiteman -- Swing that music -- Technology and its discontents -- Walking floors and jumpin' jive -- Selling the American ballad -- Rock the joint -- Big records for adults -- Teen idyll -- Twisting girls change the world -- Say you want a revolution -- Epilogue: the rock blot and the disco diagram.
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