The Sound of the City: The Rise of Rock and Roll (Paperback)
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The Sound of the City: The Rise of Rock and Roll (Paperback)

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Paperback 540 Pages / Published: 14/11/1996
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Charlie Gillett, a British journalist, loves the music, and his passion is evident throughout The Sound of the City. Yet the greatest strength of the book is the way Gillett tracks the resistance of the music industry to early rock-and-roll, which was followed (needless to say) by a frantic rush to engulf and devour it. When first published 'The Sound of the City' was hailed as "has never been bettered as the definitive history of rock" (The Guardian'). Now the classic history of rock and roll, has been revised and updated with over 75 historic archive photos. The text has been substantially revised to include newly discovered information and it is now "the one essential work about the history of rock n' roll" (Jon Landau in 'Rolling Stone').

Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780285633438
Number of pages: 540
Weight: 678 g
Dimensions: 138 x 217 mm
Edition: Main


MEDIA REVIEWS
The best book on Rock 'n' Roll ever written. -- Amazon Reviewer
[A] groundbreaking account of pop's rise and dissemination... superbly researched. -- The Independent on Sunday
Has never been bettered as the definitive history of rock. -- The Guardian
The most thorough history of rock 'n' roll...immensely readable...if you're into rock 'n' roll, this is the book for you." -- Jerry Hopkins * Los Angeles Times *
The one essential work about the history of rock 'n' roll...provocative enough to send the reader back to the turntable again and again. -- Jon Landau * Rolling Stone' magazine *

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