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Mystery Train

Images of America in Rock 'n' Roll Music

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Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock 'n' Roll Music by Contributor Greil Marcus
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Catch a train to the heart of rock ?n? roll with this essential study of the quintessential American art form. First published in 1975, Greil Marcus's "Mystery Train" remains a benchmark study of rock ?n? roll and a classic in the field of music criticism. Focusing on six key artists?Robert Johnson, Harmonica Frank, Randy Newman, the Band, Sly Stone, and Elvis Presley?Marcus explores the evolution and impact of rock ?n? roll and its unique place in American culture. This fifth edition of "Mystery Train" includes an updated and rewritten Notes and Discographies section, exploring the evolution and continuing impact of the recordings featured in the book.

Author Biography

Greil Marcus was one of the original staffers at" Rolling Stone." He teaches at the New School in New York and lives in California.
Release date Australia
March 1st, 2008
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
5th
Illustrations
frontispiece
Imprint
Plume Books
Pages
409
Dimensions
152x226x25
ISBN-13
9780452289185
Product ID
4365361

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