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Rock Music Styles: A History, takes students on a musical journey through the development of rock music from its origins to its most contemporary styles. Charlton uses in-depth summaries and descriptions paired with a historical background to help immerse students in different musical genres. Learning from featured performers throughout the text and exploring important songs in new and revised Listening guides, students will be able to draw connections between musical developments throughout the decades. The eighth edition of Rock Music Styles: A History provides students a deeper understanding and appreciation of rock music styles in the 20th century and beyond.
CHAPTER 1: Roots of Rock Music
CHAPTER 2: Urban Blues and Rhythm and Blues
CHAPTER 3: Gospel and Country Roots of Rock
CHAPTER 4: Early Rock and Roll
CHAPTER 5: Teen-Styled Rock Music
CHAPTER 6: Soul and Motown
CHAPTER 7: The British Invasion: The Beatles versus the Stones
CHAPTER 8: The British Invasion Continues and America Reacts
CHAPTER 9: Folk, Folk-Rock, and Singer/Songwriters
CHAPTER 10: Psychedelic Rock
CHAPTER 11: Country and Jazz-Styled Rock
CHAPTER 12: Hard Rock and Heavy Metal
CHAPTER 13: Progressive and Glitter Rock
CHAPTER 14: Ska and Reggae
CHAPTER 15: Punk Rock and New Wave
CHAPTER 16: Funk and Disco
CHAPTER 17: Hip-Hop and Rap
CHAPTER 18: Pop and Alternative Styles
CHAPTER 19: Alienated and Back to the Roots Rock
CHAPTER 20: Rock in the Nineteen Nineties
CHAPTER 21: Rock in the Early Two-Thousands
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