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All Shook Up: How Rock 'n' Roll Changed America

All Shook Up

How Rock 'n' Roll Changed America

US$13.99

The birth of rock 'n roll ignited a firestorm of controversy--one critic called it "musical riots...

The History of Jazz
US$12.99

On its initial release, The History of Jazz was heralded as a classic: it was honored as one of...

Tunes for 'Toons: Music and the Hollywood Cartoon

Tunes for 'Toons

Music and the Hollywood Cartoon

In the first in-depth examination of music written for Hollywood animated cartoons of the 1930s...

What Is This Thing Called Jazz?: African American Musicians as Artists, Critics, and Activists

What Is This Thing Called Jazz?

African American Musicians as Artists, Critics, and Activists

Despite the plethora of writing about jazz, little attention has been paid to what musicians...

Hip Hop America
US$13.99

From Nelson George, supervising producer and writer of the hit Netflix series, "The Get Down,  Hip...

Popular Music and National Culture in Israel

A unique Israeli national culture—indeed, the very nature of "Israeliness"—remains a matter of...

The Rock History Reader
US$29.95

Browse the course listings for most universities or colleges and chances are good that you will find...

Jazz Cultures

From its beginning, jazz has presented a contradictory social world: jazz musicians have worked...

Bebop: The Music and Its Players

Bebop

The Music and Its Players

US$19.95

When bebop was new, writes Thomas Owens, "many jazz musicians and most of the jazz audience heard it...

Rocking the Classics: English Progressive Rock and the Counterculture

Rocking the Classics

English Progressive Rock and the Counterculture

US$49.99

Few styles of popular music have generated as much controversy as progressive rock, a musical genre...