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By Peter Wicke, Rachel Fogg

Rock music--powerful, sensual, loud, and entire of strength. It has replaced the face of recent tune. yet what's its charm and its value inside modern society, and what cultural values does it mirror? Peter Wicke addresses those concerns and gives a stimulating and insightful research of rock tune tracing the genesis and impression of this various point of renowned tune. starting with the arrival of rock and roll, Wicke chronicles the improvement via Elvis Presley, and the Beatles to the present track undefined, its performers, and the influence of the track video. The publication should be of curiosity to scholars of track historical past, pop culture, and media reviews.

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