Rock Connections The Complete Road Map of Rock 'n' Roll (Paperback)
|Author: Bruno/ Rock Macdonald|
|Starting with the 1950s, each section in this informative, entertaining book covers a decade of music, and charts the progression of every major music scene--from Merseybeat to Madchester, New Wave to Nu Metal, and everything in between.|
From the Publisher:
The story of any great band includes walk-on parts by scores of musicians who left the scene before fame and fortune came calling. All diehard fans love to trace the connections and lineups of their favorite bands, including the unexpected lucky breaks, the name changes, and all the missed chances before they hit the big time. Rock Connections brings you the fascinating histories, behind-the-scenes secrets, and encapsulated biographies of the biggest names in music from the last fifty years. From Elvis Presley and The Rolling Stones to the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Coldplay, the evolution of the most important acts is traced. You'll also find a grab bag of fascinating extras, including features on key record labels, producers, clubs, and festivals, along with the lowdown on the bands who made them great. All this, plus enough entertaining trivia to satisfy even the most hardcore fan. Want to find out how the band you love came to be? Then use your Rock Connections.