Rockin  in Time

Rockin in Time


  • Release: 2014-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson Education Canada
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 448 page
  • ISBN: 9780205991495
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Note: If you are purchasing an electronic version, MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with it. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a package of the physical text and MySearchLab by searching for ISBN 10: 020596480X / ISBN 13: 9780205964802. David Szatmary and Lynsay Ripley's Rockin' in Time: A Social History of Rock-and-Roll, First Canadian Edition explores the history of rock music within broad social and cultural settings, and its impact on society, with an emphasis on Canada. The text highlights the role that specific Canadian artists, songs, venues and issues have played in the social history of rock-and-roll within and beyond Canada’s borders. Among the many Canadian artists discussed in this context are Ronnie Hawkins, The Guess Who, Ashley MacIsaac and Broken Social Scene.

Rockin  in Time

Rockin in Time


  • Release: 2004
  • Publisher:
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 382 page
  • ISBN: UOM:39015059955602
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For undergraduate courses in Popular Music, Music History, Recent American History, Sociology, and American Ethnic Studies. This text offers an in-depth examination of the social history of rock-and-roll. Rockin' in Time emphasizes several main themes, including the importance of African-American culture in the origins and development of rock music, the economy, technology, and the changing demographics of the youth market. Tracing rock from its inception from American blues to the present this book shows how rock-and-roll has reflected and sometimes changed American and British culture over the last fifty years.

Rockin  in the New World

Rockin in the New World


  • Release: 2011
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 244 page
  • ISBN: 1402770588
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A seasoned insider, who has worked with such bands as The Talking Heads and The Police, explains the ins and outs of the music industry, sharing his expertise to help musicians protect both their art and their interests. Original.

The Rockin  60s  The People Who Made the Music

The Rockin 60s The People Who Made the Music


  • Release: 2001-01-01
  • Publisher: Schirmer Trade Books
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 460 page
  • ISBN: 9780857128119
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The Rockin' '60s is a comprehensive guide through the decade that produced the greatest music of all time: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Phil Spector, The Beach Boys, Aretha Frankin and hundreds more emerged from this era. Delve into a narrative history of each group and examine the people behind the music, along with an analysis of key recordings, discography, and archival photos throughout.

My Book of Rocks and Minerals

My Book of Rocks and Minerals


  • Release: 2017-07-11
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 96 page
  • ISBN: 9781465494511
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A children's visual reference that explains what rocks and minerals are, how they form, and how they're used, and even highlights record breakers and myths. My Book of Rocks and Minerals is filled with fascinating facts about and amazing images of rocks, minerals, gems, and fossils from the deepest caves to outer space. Features introduce different categories, from diamonds to quartz to glow-in-the-dark minerals and space rocks, and illuminating images provide a closer look and show amazing geological formations. Kids can take their fascination even one step further and use the catalog and activity pages and checklist to help them collect and group rocks and discover how different rock types fit into the world around them. Colorful and informative, My Book of Rocks and Minerals gives kids the expert knowledge they crave and will have them digging deep to discover all they can about rocks, minerals, gems, and fossils.

Rpm Rockin  in the Free World

Rpm Rockin in the Free World


  • Release: 2012-12-01
  • Publisher: Rpm Rockin in the Free World
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 315 page
  • ISBN: 0988175207
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"Once in awhile, right in the middle of ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale." So begins a gripping memoir written by a young Special Forces Army wife as her husband lay dying. Ryan Means grew up wanting to be a soldier. At age thirty-one, after the loss of his best friend in the 9/11 attacks, Ryan joined the US Army. He barely got to know his daughter Elizabeth when he was deployed to Iraq. In 2009, Ryan was diagnosed with an extremely rare form of liver cancer and quickly passed away due to complications. RPM Rockin' in the Free World is a raw and inspirational tale of modern love and war that reminds us to appreciate life and live it to its fullest. It is proof that grief does not have to prevail over eternal love. Portions of sales from this book will be donated to Special Operations Warrior Foundation.

N  thin  But a Good Time

N thin But a Good Time


  • Release: 2021-03-16
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 576 page
  • ISBN: 9781250195760
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"A backstage pass to the wildest and loudest party in rock history—you'll feel like you were right there with us!" —Bret Michaels of Poison Nothin' But a Good Time is the definitive, no-holds-barred oral history of 1980s hard rock and hair metal, told by the musicians and industry insiders who lived it. Hard rock in the 1980s was a hedonistic and often intensely creative wellspring of escapism that perfectly encapsulated—and maybe even helped to define—a spectacularly over-the-top decade. Indeed, fist-pumping hits like Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It,” Mötley Crüe’s “Girls, Girls, Girls,” and Guns N’ Roses’ “Welcome to the Jungle” are as inextricably linked to the era as Reaganomics, Pac-Man, and E.T. From the do-or-die early days of self-financed recordings and D.I.Y. concert productions that were as flashy as they were foolhardy, to the multi-Platinum, MTV-powered glory years of stadium-shaking anthems and chart-topping power ballads, to the ultimate crash when grunge bands like Nirvana forever altered the entire climate of the business, Tom Beaujour and Richard Bienstock's Nothin' But a Good Time captures the energy and excess of the hair metal years in the words of the musicians, managers, producers, engineers, label executives, publicists, stylists, costume designers, photographers, journalists, magazine publishers, video directors, club bookers, roadies, groupies, and hangers-on who lived it. Featuring an impassioned foreword by Slipknot and Stone Sour vocalist and avowed glam metal fanatic Corey Taylor, and drawn from over 200 new interviews with members of Van Halen, Mötley Crüe, Poison, Guns N’ Roses, Skid Row, Bon Jovi, Ratt, Twisted Sister, Winger, Warrant, Cinderella, Quiet Riot and others, as well as Ozzy Osbourne, Lita Ford and many more, this is the ultimate, uncensored, and often unhinged chronicle of a time where excess and success walked hand in hand, told by the men and women who created a sound and st

Rocking the Closet

Rocking the Closet


  • Release: 2019-10-16
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 240 page
  • ISBN: 9780252051661
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The all-embracing, "whaddya got?" nature of rebellion in Fifties America included pop music's unlikely challenge to entrenched notions of masculinity. Within that upheaval, four prominent artists dared to behave in ways that let the public assume—but not see—their queerness. That these artists cultivated ambiguous sexual personas often reflected an understandable fear, but also a struggle to fulfill personal and professional expectations.Vincent L. Stephens confronts notions of the closet—both coming out and staying in—by analyzing the careers of Liberace, Johnny Mathis, Johnnie Ray, and Little Richard. Appealing to audiences hungry for novelty and exoticism, the four pop icons used performance and queering techniques that ran the gamut. Liberace's flamboyance shared a spectrum with Mathis's intimate sensitivity while Ray's overwrought displays as "Mr. Emotion" seemed worlds apart from Little Richard's raise-the-roof joyousness. As Stephens shows, the quartet not only thrived in an era of gray flannel manhood, they pioneered the ways generations of later musicians would consciously adopt sexual mystery as an appealing and proven route to success.

John Varvatos

John Varvatos


  • Release: 2013-10-29
  • Publisher: Harper Collins
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 272 page
  • ISBN: 9780062284563
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In John Varvatos, the legendary designer reveals his perspective on how rock & roll music and style have influenced his own designs and fashion worldwide. Varvatos’s personally curated collection of more than 250 images are some of the most provocative ever shot by top rock photographers from the late 1960s to today, from the Rolling Stones to the Kings of Leon. The featured photographers are among the world’s finest, including Mick Rock, Bob Gruen, Elliott Landy, Danny Clinch, Lynn Goldsmith, and more. Also included are select images from Varvatos’s own advertising campaigns, featuring artists such as Slash, Iggy Pop, Scott Weiland, and Miles Kane. Varvatos’s captions and incisive commentary on the artist and his or her look accompany each image. Every chapter also contains numerous quotes from the musicians themselves, including Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Iggy Pop, Jack White, Pete Townshend, Robert Plant, Steven Tyler, and Patti Smith. An extraordinary anthology of some of the finest images in rock & roll and the most influential rock looks in fashion and popular culture, this volume will delight music lovers, and fans of music photography, fashion, and fashion history.