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Author Belz, Carl.

Title The story of rock / Carl Belz
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1972

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 MELB  781.57 BEL  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 286 pages : portraits ; 22 cm
Contents Introduction : Rock as folk art -- The beginning of rock : 1954 through 1956. 1954 : a critical turning point ; The pop field ; The rhythm and blues field ; The country and western field ; Early rock : crossovers and covers ; Early rock : style and content ; Early rock : the contribution of Bill Haley ; Early rock ; The contribution of Elvis Presley ; Radio as a rock medium ; The roll of the disk jockey : Alan Freed ; Rock and the record industry ; Public response to rock -- The expansion of the rock style : 1957 through 1963. Introduction ; Chuck Berry : folk poet of the fifties ; The spread of country and western music : rockabilly ; Popular folk music ; Oldies but goodies ; The twist and other dances ; The surfing scene and its music ; Television shows and rock ; The payola hearings ; Radio programming -- The maturity of rock : 1964 through 1968. Introduction ; The English scene : background ; The English scene : the Beatles ; The English scene : other groups ; Bob Dylan ; General trends between 1964 and 1968 ; The rhythm and blues revival : art and integration ; The music of the rhythm and blues revival ; The San Francisco scene -- A troubled period : 1969 through 1971
Notes Includes index
Bibliography "Bibliographical essay": pages 232-243; "selected discography: 1953-1971": pages 244-273
Subject Popular music -- History and criticism.
Rock music -- Discography.
Rock music -- History and criticism.
Rock music.
Genre/Form Discographies.
LC no. 77183870