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Author Miller, Jim, 1947-

Title Flowers in the dustbin : the rise of rock and roll, 1947-1977 / James Miller.

Published New York : Simon & Schuster, 1999.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  781.6609 MILL    AVAILABLE
Physical description 415 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography Discography: page.
Contents Preface: A Rock and Roll Chronicle -- December 28, 1947: "Good Rockin' Tonight" -- October 29, 1949: Red Hot and Blue -- April 1950: Fender Guitars -- Winter 1950-1951: "The Tennessee Waltz" -- Winter 1950-1951: "Teardrops From My Eyes" -- 1951: Top 40 -- March 21, 1952: The Moondog Coronation Ball -- August 1952: "Kansas City" -- Summer 1953: Elvis Hears Voices -- March 15, 1954: "Sh-Boom" -- July 30, 1954: Elvis Discovers His Body -- November 24, 1954: Copyrighting "Rock and Roll" -- Spring 1955: Blackboard Jungle -- March 15, 1955: "Ain't It a Shame" -- May 21, 1955: "Maybellene" -- September 14, 1955: "Tutti Frutti" -- November 1955: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" -- December 19, 1955: "Blue Suede Shoes" -- June 5, 1956: Elvis From the Waist Down -- March 26, 1957: Ricky Nelson Impresses His Girlfriend -- August 5, 1957: American Bandstand -- October 21, 1957: Jailhouse Rock -- October 15, 1958: "Lonely Teardrops" -- November 22, 1959: Payola -- May 12, 1960: Elvia Comes Home.
November 9, 1961: Brian Epstein Enters the Cavern -- 1961-1962: Robert Johnson: King of the Delta Blues Singers -- September 4, 1962: "How Do You Do It?" -- April 28, 1963: Andrew Loog Oldham Enters the Crawdaddy Club -- November 11, 1963: BEATLEMANIA! -- July 25, 1965: Dylan Goes Electric -- October-November 1965: Rubber Soul -- December 4, 1965: The Acid Test -- February 8-13{228}, 1966: Andy Warhol, Up-Tight -- June 1, 1967: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band -- June 16-18{228}, 1967: Monterey Pop -- June 7, 1968: "Sympathy for the Devil" -- 1970-1971: What's Going On -- July 3, 1971: The End -- July 9, 1972: Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars -- 1972-1973: The Harder They Come -- August 1, 1973: American Graffiti -- October 1975: Rock and Roll Future -- December 2, 1976: "Anarchy in the U. K." -- August 16, 1977: My Way -- Epilogue: "No Future"
Summary Richly anecdotal and always provocative, this sharp, insightful, opinionated book explores the rise--and arrested development--of rock and roll over the last half century.
Subject Rock music -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0684808730

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