Rock and Roll Highway

Canadian guitarist and songwriter Robbie Robertson is known mainly for his central role in the musical group the Band. But how did he become one of Rolling Stone's top 100 guitarists of all time? Written by his son, Sebastian, this is the story of a rock-and-roll legend's journey through music, beginning when he was taught to play guitar at nine years old on a Native American reservation. Rock and Roll Highway is the story of a young person's passion, drive, and determination to follow his dream.

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  • Author : Sebastian Robertson
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
  • Pages : 40 pages
  • ISBN : 1466883189
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 reviews
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Rock and Roll Highway

Rock and Roll Highway
  • Author : Sebastian Robertson
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
  • Release : 21 October 2014
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Canadian guitarist and songwriter Robbie Robertson is known mainly for his central role in the musical group the Band. But how did he become one of Rolling Stone's top 100 guitarists of all time? Written by his son, Sebastian, this is the story of a rock-and-roll legend's journey through music, beginning when he was taught to play guitar at nine years old on a Native American reservation. Rock and Roll Highway is the story of a young person's passion, drive, and

Billy F Gibbons

Billy F Gibbons
  • Author : Billy F Gibbons,Tom Vickers
  • Publisher : Motorbooks
  • Release : 02 June 2020
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Expanded for the occasion of ZZ Top’s 50th anniversary, Billy F Gibbons: Rock + Roll Gearhead throws wide Gibbons’ garage and studio doors for an exclusive look at his exquisite collection of cars and guitars. Love cars, guitars, and ZZ Top? This visually stunning tour through this Grade-A Texas gearhead's weird, wild life, vintage and way-out custom guitars, and influential hot rods and custom cars is mandatory education. From the near-mythical ’59 Les Paul sunburst known as “Pearly Gates” and the “

The History of Rock & Roll, Volume 1

The History of Rock & Roll, Volume 1
  • Author : Ed Ward
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Release : 15 November 2016
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Ed Ward covers the first half of the history of rock & roll in this sweeping and definitive narrative—from the 1920s, when the music of rambling medicine shows mingled with the songs of vaudeville and minstrel acts to create the very early sounds of country and rhythm and blues, to the rise of the first independent record labels post-World War II, and concluding in December 1963, just as an immense change in the airwaves took hold and the Beatles prepared for

Smithsonian Rock and Roll

Smithsonian Rock and Roll
  • Author : Bill Bentley
  • Publisher : Smithsonian Institution
  • Release : 24 October 2017
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In December 2015, the Smithsonian called on rock and roll lovers around the world to collect photos and stories of their favorite moments in music. Fans dug through attics, basements, closets, shoeboxes, digital cameras, and photo albums to post great rock shots to rockandroll.si.edu. From Woodstock to the Whisky a Go Go, from Lollapalooza to the 9:30 Club, and all the rockin' places in between, fans overwhelmingly responded with their favorite rock and roll moments. Iconic artists ranging from the

Take a Walk on the Dark Side

Take a Walk on the Dark Side
  • Author : R. Gary Patterson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 16 June 2008
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Take a Walk on the Dark Side is the ultimate book for today's rock and roll fan: a fascinating compendium of facts, fictions, prophecies, premonitions, coincidences, hoaxes, doomsday scenarios, and other urban legends about some of the world's most beloved and mysterious pop icons. Updating, revising, and expanding on material from his cult classic Hellhounds on Their Trail, Patterson offers up a delectable feast of strange and occasionally frightening rock and roll tales, featuring the ironies associated with the tragic

Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life

Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life
  • Author : Steve Almond
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 13 April 2010
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Drooling fanatic, n. 1. One who drools in the presence of beloved rock stars. 2. Any of a genus of rock-and-roll wannabes/geeks who walk around with songs constantly ringing in their ears, own more than 3,000 albums, and fall in love with at least one record per week. With a life that’s spanned the phonographic era and the digital age, Steve Almond lives to Rawk. Like you, he’s secretly longed to live the life of a rock star, complete with

Rockin' On The Rideau

Rockin' On The Rideau
  • Author : Jim Hurcomb
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Release : 22 January 2021
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The music world exploded into Technicolor on February 9, 1964, when the Beatles appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show and ignited the music phenomenon dubbed “The British Invasion”. In the weeks and months to come, hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Ottawa teenagers put away their hockey sticks and picked up guitars, starting up bands in basements and garages, with visions of screaming girls and stardom dancing in their heads. For some, that dream came true, in packed High School Gymnasiums, Church basements, bowling

The Mammoth Book of Sex, Drugs & Rock 'n' Roll

The Mammoth Book of Sex, Drugs & Rock 'n' Roll
  • Author : Jim Driver
  • Publisher : Robinson
  • Release : 29 April 2010
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Over 60 gripping accounts tracking the dark side of rock 'n' roll from the early days of the drugs-and-drink culture, and the birth of rock 'n' roll, through The Beatles, Stones, Sex Pistols, Madonna, Kurt Cobain and Oasis, to Amy Winehouse, Pete Doherty and other stars of the current rock-music scene. From trashed hotel rooms to cars in swimming pools, all rock 'n' roll's excesses are here, including murder and sexual deviancy, surprising brushes with the law that the stars thought

The Rock And Roll Book Of The Dead

The Rock And Roll Book Of The Dead
  • Author : David Comfort
  • Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
  • Release : 25 August 2009
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Once you're dead, you're made for life. --Jimi Hendrix Hendrix. Janis. Morrison. Elvis. Lennon. Cobain. Garcia. Their reckless brilliance held the key to their self-destruction. Their deaths had much in common--and, surprisingly, so did their lives. From lonely childhoods marred by loss to groundbreaking music and turbulent careers that ended tragically and suspiciously, David Comfort explodes the myths as he probes: • The sinister roles of Hendrix's manager and girlfriend in his death and subsequent cover-up • The bizarre odyssey of Jim

The Emergence of Rock and Roll

The Emergence of Rock and Roll
  • Author : Mitchell K. Hall
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 09 May 2014
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Rock and roll music evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and 1950s, as a combination of African American blues, country, pop, and gospel music produced a new musical genre. Even as it captured the ears of the nation, rock and roll was the subject of controversy and contention. The music intertwined with the social, political, and economic changes reshaping America and contributed to the rise of the youth culture that remains a potent cultural force today. A

The Big Book of Rock & Roll Names

The Big Book of Rock & Roll Names
  • Author : Adam Dolgins
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release : 07 May 2019
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The Big Book of Rock & Roll Names tells the behind-the-scenes stories of how the world’s most popular and influential rock and pop acts got their names. By turns fascinating, funny, and bizarre, the pages offer insight into the peculiar choices and idiosyncratic psychologies of hundreds of top musicians from the 1960s to the present. Originally published more than two decades ago to great success, it’s been out of print for years and has now been completely updated and

Before Elvis

Before Elvis
  • Author : Larry Birnbaum
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 12 August 2022
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An essential work for rock fans and scholars, Before Elvis: The Prehistory of Rock n Roll surveys the origins of rock n roll from the minstrel era to the emergence of Bill Haley and Elvis Presley. Unlike other histories of rock, Before Elvis offers a far broader and deeper analysis of the influences on rock music. Dispelling common misconceptions, it examines rock s origins in hokum songs and big-band boogies as well as Delta blues, detailing the embrace by white

History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs

History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs
  • Author : Greil Marcus
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 02 September 2014
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The legendary critic and author of Mystery Train “ingeniously retells the tale of rock and roll” (Publishers Weekly, starred review). Unlike previous versions of rock ’n’ roll history, this book omits almost every iconic performer and ignores the storied events and turning points everyone knows. Instead, in a daring stroke, Greil Marcus selects ten songs and dramatizes how each embodies rock ’n’ roll as a thing in itself, in the story it tells, inhabits, and acts out—a new language,

What Is Rock and Roll?

What Is Rock and Roll?
  • Author : Jim O'Connor,Who HQ
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 22 August 2017
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Put on your dancing shoes and move to the music. Rock and roll sprang from a combination of African-American genres, Western swing, and country music that exploded in post World War II America. Jim O'Connor explains what constitutes rock music, follows its history and sub-genres through famous musicians and groups, and shows how rock became so much more than just a style of music influencing fashion, language, and lifestyle. This entry in the New York Times best-selling series contains eighty