Music: Over a Century of the Greatest Artists, Albums, Songs, Performances and Events That Rocked the Music World by Sean Egan

Music: Over a Century of the Greatest Artists, Albums, Songs, Performances and Events That Rocked the Music World by Sean Egan

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From the most explosive lyrics and chart-busting albums and singles to the greatest compositions and pivotal performances this work presents an overview of each moment's impact on modern music, on popular culture, and on rock evolution. It is also a critical analysis of these seminal moments, and a celebration of 100 years of popular music.

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From the most explosive lyrics and chart-busting albums and singles to the greatest compositions and pivotal performances this is an overview of each moment's impact on modern music, on popular culture, and on rock evolution. At once critical analysis of these seminal moments, and glorious celebration of 100 years of popular music. Some moments are legendary - the spectacular explosion of punk in 1977, the genius of John Lennon's songwriting. Others are more subtle - groundbreaking productions that inspired decades of imitators, the first use of the MOOG synthesizer, the untimely death of an icon or the first breakdance. Each moment is placed in its historic, cultural and musical context creating an intelligent, accessible guide to a century of popular music from around the world.

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SKU GOR003678928
Title Music: Over a Century of the Greatest Artists, Albums, Songs, Performances and Events That Rocked the Music World
Author General editor Sean Egan
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Octopus Publishing Group
Year Published 2007
Number of Pages 800
ISBN 10 1844035921
ISBN 13 9781844035922
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Description

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From the most explosive lyrics and chart-busting albums and singles to the greatest compositions and pivotal performances this is an overview of each moment's impact on modern music, on popular culture, and on rock evolution. At once critical analysis of these seminal moments, and glorious celebration of 100 years of popular music. Some moments are legendary - the spectacular explosion of punk in 1977, the genius of John Lennon's songwriting. Others are more subtle - groundbreaking productions that inspired decades of imitators, the first use of the MOOG synthesizer, the untimely death of an icon or the first breakdance. Each moment is placed in its historic, cultural and musical context creating an intelligent, accessible guide to a century of popular music from around the world.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR003678928
Title Music: Over a Century of the Greatest Artists, Albums, Songs, Performances and Events That Rocked the Music World
Author General editor Sean Egan
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Octopus Publishing Group
Year Published 2007
Number of Pages 800
ISBN 10 1844035921
ISBN 13 9781844035922
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No