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What Is Rock and Roll?
by Jim O'Connor and Who Hq and Gregory Copeland


Overview - 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.  Read more...


 
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Overview
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 illustrations and sixteen pages of black and white photographs.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780451533814
  • ISBN-10: 045153381X
  • Publisher: Penguin Workshop
  • Publish Date: August 2017
  • Page Count: 112
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-11
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.3 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds

Series: What Was

Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Music - Rock
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - United States - 20th Century
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Clothing & Dress

 
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