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Rock Concert: An Oral History as Told by the Artists, Backstage Insiders, and Fans Who Were There

Author: Marc Myers.

Rock Concert: An Oral History as Told by the Artists, Backstage Insiders, and Fans Who Were There

Author: Marc Myers.

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Item #: D40981
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
Publication Date: 2022
Publisher: Grove
ISBN: 9780802157928
This is a fascinating firsthand look at rock 'n' roll through the evolution of live performances, from Elvis Presley's gyrating hips to the Beatles and the British Invasion; from the Grateful Dead's jams to the staging of Pink Floyd's The Wall and the double-stadium extravaganza of Live Aid. Here are tales of figures like Joan Baez, Ian Anderson, Alice Coope... More
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This is a fascinating firsthand look at rock 'n' roll through the evolution of live performances, from Elvis Presley's gyrating hips to the Beatles and the British Invasion; from the Grateful Dead's jams to the staging of Pink Floyd's The Wall and the double-stadium extravaganza of Live Aid. Here are tales of figures like Joan Baez, Ian Anderson, Alice Cooper, Steve Miller, Roger Waters, and Angus Young, as well as disc jockeys like Alan Freed, journalists like Cameron Crowe, and festival promoters and producers.

"A multifaceted account of the rise of the rock show…. A revealing, absorbing book for those who keep their old ticket stubs close at hand."—Kirkus Reviews

"Vividly recreates what went on behind the scenes, onstage, and in the crowds with intimate accounts…. Sure to delight rock fans of all persuasions."—Publishers Weekly


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