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A Whore Just Like the Rest: The Musical Writings of Richard Meltzer

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Publisher Comments:

He is one of the inventors of rock criticism. His first book, The Aesthetics of Rock (acclaimed by Greil Marcus as "a disemboweling of rock's soft white underbelly"), became an instant cult classic when published in 1970. And for the next thirty years he fearlessly expanded the boundaries of music writing. Now he has collected the best of his prodigious output into a gonzo sampler of the reviews, profiles, interviews, and essays that form the heart of his rockwriter legacy. Traveling from psychedelia to the "dinosaur-rot early '70s" to the redeeming majesty of punk and the constant solace of jazz, this will stand as a remarkable document of an era by a singular voice in music writing.

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A Da Capo original: Thirty years' worth of music writing by one of the first and greatest rock scribes and a fiercely imaginative cultural critic.

About the Author

Richard Meltzer is the author of over a dozen books, including A Whore Just Like the Rest-winner of the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award-and innumerable articles. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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ISBN:
9780306809538
Author:
Meltzer, Richard
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Rock
Subject:
Rock music
Subject:
Collected works (single author, multi-form)
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Rock
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Rock music -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Music-Rock History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
1999-206568
Publication Date:
20000531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
608
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 16.8 oz

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