Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Legends of Rock: The Artists, Instruments, Myths and History of 50 Years of Youth Music [Hardcover]

Our Price $ 27.97  
Retail Value $ 39.95  
You Save $ 11.99  (30%)  
Item Number 200393  
Buy New $27.97
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Legends of Rock: The Artists, Instruments, Myths and History of 50 Years of Youth Music by Ernesto Assante...

From the roots of rock in the 1950s to the music of such contemporary favorites as Coldplay and Green Day, this spectacular celebration of rock and roll traces the history and highlights of this most enduring and most controversial of music. From beatniks to punks, and from hippies to grunge rockers, rock has experienced and encouraged countless social and cultural transformations. It has recounted how the world was and how young people wanted it to be, helped several generations dream and live, and produced art and culture which have left an indelible mark on society. The Legends of Rock recounts the stories and the cities, instruments, fashions, and personalities that have made rock great. Organized chronologically, this comprehensive volume spotlights pioneers such as Elvis Presley, beloved storytellers like Bob Dylan, classic favorites including The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and The Who, punk rockers like Patti Smith and the Sex Pistols, grunge rockers including Nirvana and Pearl Jam, as well as perennial icons Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Prince, Bruce Springsteen, and many more. Throughout the book, portraits and vibrant pictures of the performers in concert, as well as images of the greatest albums of all time, supplement the entertaining text. With its great photographs, irresistible factoids, and wealth of tidbits, this book will be irresistible to baby boomers and teens alike.
Ernesto Assante has worked as a music critic for close to 30 years. He contributes to numerous publications including Rolling Stone. He has worked as a radio broadcaster and as a television writer and has written several books on music and musicians.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   464
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 11.65" Width: 10" Height: 1.65"
Weight:   6.26 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Oct 30, 2007
Publisher   White Star
ISBN  8854402818  
ISBN13  9788854402812  

Availability  0 units.

More About Ernesto Assante

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Special Features > New & Used Textbooks > Humanities > Art & Music > Music
2Books > Subjects > Entertainment > Music > General
3Books > Subjects > Entertainment > Music > History & Criticism
4Books > Subjects > Entertainment > Music > Musical Genres > Rock

Reviews - What do customers think about Legends of Rock: The Artists, Instruments, Myths and History of 50 Years of Youth Music?

Be the first to write a review about Legends of Rock: The Artists, Instruments, Myths and History of 50 Years of Youth Music

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Legends of Rock: The Artists, Instruments, Myths and History of 50 Years of Youth Music

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy