Synopses & Reviews
From Abba to ZZ Top, from the birth of rock and roll in the 50's to the unpredictable music of the present day, Rock & Roll Year By Year is the definitive guide to the music that influenced generations and helped shaped history. Meticulously written to cover key stories of every decade and insights into major artist of the times, this is the only full-color guide that details all the major events in the last fifty years of rock and roll.
About the Author
Co-founders of the Media Research & Information Bureau -- the largest chart-compiling and music research agency in Europe -- Luke Compton and Dafydd Rees have written more than 20 books about the music business, including DK's Encyclopedia of Rock Stars.
Table of Contents
The fifties: the birth of rock 'n' roll -- The sixties: from Mersey beat to flower power -- The seventies: glam, disco, and punk -- The eighties: the decade of MTV and Live Aid -- The nineties: grunge, girl power, and rap -- New millennium: the new breed.