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Rockin' Out free pdf Examines the social and business sides of rock history Rockin' Out: Popular Music In the U.S.A., 6/e, analyzes the music and business of rock 'n roll. This comprehensive, introductory text takes readers from the invention of the phonograph to the promise of the Internet. Topics include: the rise of television idols, the proliferation of alternative sounds, and the influence of digital production techniques.

About Reebee Garofalo

Reebee Garofalo is Professor Emeritus at UMass Boston, where he taught for 33 years. His most recent book is Rockin' Out: Popular Music in the USA. He has written numerous articles on popular music for popular as well as scholarly publications and has lectured internationally on a broad range of subjects relating to the operations of the music industry. Garofalo has been active in promoting popular music studies internationally, as a member of the Executive Committee and past Chairperson of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music-US, and an editor for several popular music journals, including the Journal of Popular Music Studies. At the local level, Garofalo serves on the organizing committee for the HONK! Festival, an annual gathering of activist street bands. For relaxation, he enjoys drumming and singing with the Blue Suede Boppers, a fifties rock 'n' roll band, and marching with the Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band, an activist New Orleans-style brass band. Steve Waksman has turned a lifelong involvement with music as a player and listener into a career as a scholar of rock and pop. Associate Professor of Music and American Studies at Smith College, his works include the books Instruments of Desire: The Electric Guitar and the Shaping of Musical Experience, and the award-winning This Ain't the Summer of Love: Conflict and Crossover in Heavy Metal and Punk. He has contributed essays to several journals and edited collections, including the Cambridge Companion to the Guitar, the Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, Listen Again: A Momentary History of Pop, and Metal Rules the Globe. In 2008, Waksman was the keynote speaker at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's American Music Masters event honoring the legacy of musician and inventor Les Paul. He is currently researching a new book on the cultural history of live music and performance in the U.S. from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, and co-editing the Sage Handbook of Popular Music with Andy Bennett.

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Author : Reebee Garofalo
Publisher : Pearson
Data Published : 17 July 2013
ISBN : 0205956807
EAN : 9780205956807
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 552 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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