By Wayne Robins
The delivery of rock ‘n’ roll signaled the blossoming of a brand new teenage tradition, dividing generations and introducing a brand new angle of uprising and independence. From Chuck Berry to the Beatles, from punk rock to hip hop, rock ‘n’ roll has constantly reworked along or in response to social, cultural, and political adjustments.
A short historical past of Rock, Off the Record is a concise creation to rock heritage and the influence it has had on American tradition. it truly is an easy-to-read, bright account written via considered one of rock’s top critics. Pulling from own interviews through the years, Wayne Robins interweaves the advancements in rock song along with his observation at the political and social occasions and activities that outlined their many years.
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