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andlt;bandgt;Completely updated with new entries and extensive revisions of the previous 1,800, andlt;Iandgt;The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia Of Rock and Rollandlt;/Iandgt; is the authoritative volume on the world's music makers — from the one-hit wonders to the megastars.andlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; In 1983, Rolling Stone Press introduced its first andlt;Iandgt;Rock and Roll Encyclopedia.andlt;/Iandgt; Almost two decades later, it has become the premier guide to the history of rock and roll, and has been selected by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum as its official source of information. Giving full coverage to all aspects of the rock scene, it tells the story of rock and roll in a clear and easy reference format, including complete discographies, personnel changes for every band, and backstage information like date and place of birth, from Elvis Presley to Eminem. andlt;BRandgt; Since the last edition, the music scene has exploded in every area, from boy-bands to hip-hop, electronica to indie rock. Here, the andlt;Iandgt;Encyclopediaandlt;/Iandgt; explores them all — 'NSync, Notorious B.I.G., Ricky Martin, Radiohead, Britney Spears, Blink-182, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Portishead, Fatboy Slim, Fiona Apple, Lil' Kim, Limp Bizkit, Oasis, Outkast, Yo La Tengo, TLC, and many, many more. andlt;Iandgt;The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock and Roll, Third Editionandlt;/Iandgt; includes all the facts, phenomena, and flukes that make up the history of rock. Accompanying the biographical and discographical information on the nearly 2,000 artists included in this edition are incisive essays that reveal the performers' musical influences, first breaks, and critical and commercial hits and misses, as well as evaluations of their place in rock history. Filled with hundreds of historical photos, andlt;Iandgt;The Rolling Stone Encyclopediaandlt;/Iandgt; is more than just a reference book, it is the bible of rock and roll.

Synopsis:

Completely updated with new entries and extensive revisions of the previous 1,800, The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia Of Rock and Roll is the authoritative volume on the world's music makers — from the one-hit wonders to the megastars.

In 1983, Rolling Stone Press introduced its first Rock and Roll Encyclopedia. Almost two decades later, it has become the premier guide to the history of rock and roll, and has been selected by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum as its official source of information. Giving full coverage to all aspects of the rock scene, it tells the story of rock and roll in a clear and easy reference format, including complete discographies, personnel changes for every band, and backstage information like date and place of birth, from Elvis Presley to Eminem.

Since the last edition, the music scene has exploded in every area, from boy-bands to hip-hop, electronica to indie rock. Here, the Encyclopedia explores them all — 'NSync, Notorious B.I.G., Ricky Martin, Radiohead, Britney Spears, Blink-182, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Portishead, Fatboy Slim, Fiona Apple, Lil' Kim, Limp Bizkit, Oasis, Outkast, Yo La Tengo, TLC, and many, many more. The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock and Roll, Third Edition includes all the facts, phenomena, and flukes that make up the history of rock. Accompanying the biographical and discographical information on the nearly 2,000 artists included in this edition are incisive essays that reveal the performers' musical influences, first breaks, and critical and commercial hits and misses, as well as evaluations of their place in rock history. Filled with hundreds of historical photos, The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia is more than just a reference book, it is the bible of rock and roll.

Synopsis:

Completely updated with new entries and extensive revisions of the previous edition, "The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia Of Rock & Roll" is the authoritative volume on the world's music makers--from the one-hit wonders to the megastars. Over 200 photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743201209
Editor:
Romanowski, Patricia
Editor:
Pareles, Jon
Editor:
George-Warren, Holly
Editor:
Pareles, Jon
Author:
Rolling Stone, Editors
Author:
Editors Rolling Stone
Editor:
Pareles, Jon
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Rock
Subject:
Rock music
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Rock
Subject:
Music-Rock History
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
v. 560
Publication Date:
November 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
243 bandamp;w half-tones
Pages:
1136
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.38 in 49.21 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Completely updated with new entries and extensive revisions of the previous 1,800, The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia Of Rock and Roll is the authoritative volume on the world's music makers — from the one-hit wonders to the megastars.

In 1983, Rolling Stone Press introduced its first Rock and Roll Encyclopedia. Almost two decades later, it has become the premier guide to the history of rock and roll, and has been selected by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum as its official source of information. Giving full coverage to all aspects of the rock scene, it tells the story of rock and roll in a clear and easy reference format, including complete discographies, personnel changes for every band, and backstage information like date and place of birth, from Elvis Presley to Eminem.

Since the last edition, the music scene has exploded in every area, from boy-bands to hip-hop, electronica to indie rock. Here, the Encyclopedia explores them all — 'NSync, Notorious B.I.G., Ricky Martin, Radiohead, Britney Spears, Blink-182, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Portishead, Fatboy Slim, Fiona Apple, Lil' Kim, Limp Bizkit, Oasis, Outkast, Yo La Tengo, TLC, and many, many more. The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock and Roll, Third Edition includes all the facts, phenomena, and flukes that make up the history of rock. Accompanying the biographical and discographical information on the nearly 2,000 artists included in this edition are incisive essays that reveal the performers' musical influences, first breaks, and critical and commercial hits and misses, as well as evaluations of their place in rock history. Filled with hundreds of historical photos, The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia is more than just a reference book, it is the bible of rock and roll.

"Synopsis" by , Completely updated with new entries and extensive revisions of the previous edition, "The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia Of Rock & Roll" is the authoritative volume on the world's music makers--from the one-hit wonders to the megastars. Over 200 photos.
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