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Rock "n" roll myths

Gary Graff

Rock "n" roll myths

the true stories behind the most infamous legends

by Gary Graff

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Published by MBI in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rock music,
  • Miscellanea,
  • Rock musicians

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGary Graff and Daniel Durchholz
    ContributionsDurchholz, Daniel
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3534 .G72 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25026085M
    ISBN 109780760342305
    LC Control Number2011037351

    Rock music is littered with hundreds of myths about musicians. Some of the most famous examples include stories that have been exaggerated and made popular by the media. These include false tales such as the suggestion that Cass Elliot choked to death on a ham sandwich, that Keith Richards underwent a blood transfusion to rid himself of a heroin addiction, that Marilyn Manson is Paul Pfeiffer.   Jason Heller talks with Peter Bebergal about his new book, which explores how mysterious ideas of the occult found such a perfect outlet in rock'n'roll Author: Jason Heller.

    Synopsis John Harris's Rock 'N' Roll Reader is an authoritative, personal and highly entertaining guide to rock music. It reveals the most outrageous riders, explodes numerous rock myths (for example, Ringo was in fact quite a good drummer, and wasn't actually the worst year in rock 4/5(7). Unknown Legends of Rock'n'Roll. Published in by Miller Freeman Books, Unknown Legends of Rock'n'Roll profiles 60 underappreciated cult rock artists of all styles and eras, drawing extensively upon first-hand interviews.

      Little Richard once said, "The blues had an illegitimate baby and we named it rock 'n' roll." This is a fair and clever summary of what happened between and , when black and white musical traditions cross-educated each other, and then disc jockey Alan Freed popularized the phrase "rock and roll," which was black slang for having sex.   St. Louis Magazine freelance contributor Dan Durchholz is perhaps our town’s ranking rock journalist, and his latest book, Rock ‘n Roll Myths: The True Stories Behind the Most Infamous Legends, co-authored with Detroit scribe Gary Graff, is a olz and Graff get to the bottom of oft-told tales about Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon (is it really synched to the movie The Wizard Author: Ron Kerman.


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