This page contains profiles on rock musicians of the ‘s, updated around the clock. Unfortunately, many pages are still available only in Italian. This history of rock music is not a history of the charts (which I consider an aberration), but a history of the great ideas introduced by rock musicians over 50 years. “A History of Rock and Dance Music ” is the second edition of what is arguably the most comprehensive history of the genre ever published. When the first.

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Piero Scaruffi – Wikipedia

He also writes about music. Refresh and try again. Just check rok his lists on his website instead of reading this book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Scaruffi’s book is useful to learn about new bands, but utterly frustrating in almost every other regard.

It ends up being more focused on alternative rock than on mainstream rock, simply because alternative musicians tend to be more innovative and sincere than mainstream musicians. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The roots of today’s rock music lie in the technical innovations brought about in the first half of the 20th century. Jan 14, Chris rated it did not like it. History Paperback Vintage Paperback Books. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Ratings and Reviews Write a review.


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May 15, Ryland Dinneen rated it really liked it Shelves: A dizzying parade of names, about three-quarters of which I’d never heard of.

A History of Rock Music: 1951-2000

He has created his own publishing society called Omnipublishing [2] that exclusively releases his books about music and science. Enrico Costantino rated it liked it Jan 06, Michael rated it really liked it Mar 07, History Paperback Inscribed Books. The lowest-priced item that musiv been used or worn previously.

Best Selling in Textbooks, Education See all. Keep a notebook beside you, you’ll wanna write some names down. Scaruffi’s website, which covers a wide range of topics, was the subject of a article by Dan Morrell in The New York Times. His “reviews” aren’t really about whether or not albums were good at what they did, but more about their overall innovation and originality. Will Shogren rated it it was amazing Jul 20, At least he gistory heavy use of lists, so if nothing else, you’ll have something to compare your taste to.


The roots of today’s rock music lie in the technical innovations brought about in the first half of the 20th century. He is an Italian naturalized American. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. TriveroBiellaItaly. History Paperback Books Publication Year.

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