Rockin' Out: Popular Music in the U.S.A, Updated Edition

Rockin' Out: Popular Music in the U.S.A, Updated Edition, 6th edition

  • Reebee Garofalo, 
  • Steven Waksman

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Rockin' Out: Popular Music in the U.S.A analyzes the music and business of rock 'n' roll. Taking you from the invention of the phonograph to the promise of the Internet, the text explores the rise of television idols, the proliferation of alternative sounds and the influence of digital production techniques.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2014

ISBN-13: 9780137533794

Subject: Music

Category: Types of Music

Table of contents

Introduction: Definitions, Themes, and Issues
1. Constructing Tin Pan Alley: From Minstrelsy to Mass Culture
2. Blues, Jazz, and Country: The Segregation of Popular Music
3. "Good Rockin' Tonight": The Rise of Rhythm and Blues
4. Crossing Cultures: The Eruption of Rock ‘n' Roll
5. The Empire Strikes Back: The Reaction to Rock ‘n' Roll
6. Popular Music and Political Culture: The Sixties
7. Music Versus Markets: The Fragmentation of Pop
8. Punk and Disco: The Poles of Pop
9. Are We the World?: Music Videos, Superstars, and Mega-Events
10. Rap and Metal: The Voices of Youth Culture
11. Repackaging Pop: The Changing Mainstream
12. Changing Channels: Music and Media in the New Millennium

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