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Rockin' Out: Popular Music in the U.S.A., 6th Edition

By Reebee Garofalo, Steven Waksman

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 17, 2013

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Examines the social and business sides of rock history

 

Rockin' Out: Popular Music In the U.S.A., 6/e, analyzes the music and business of rock ‘n roll. This comprehensive, introductory text takes readers from the invention of the phonograph to the promise of the Internet. Topics include: the rise of television idols, the proliferation of alternative sounds, and the influence of digital production techniques.

 

 

Table of Contents

In this Section:

1) Brief Table of Contents

2) Full Table of Contents

  


BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Chapter 1. Constructing Tin Pan Alley: From Minstrelsy to Mass Culture

Chapter 2. Blues, Jazz, and Country: The Segregation of Popular Music

Chapter 3. “Good Rockin’ Tonight”: The Rise of Rhythm and Blues

Chapter 4. Crossing Cultures: The Eruption of Rock ‘n’ Roll

Chapter 5. The Empire Strikes Back: The Reaction to Rock ‘n’ Roll

Chapter 6. Popular Music and Political Culture: The Sixties

Chapter 7. Music Versus Markets: The Fragmentation of Pop

Chapter 8. Punk and Disco: The Poles of Pop

Chapter 9. Are We the World? Music Videos, Superstars, and Mega-Events

Chapter 10. Rap and Metal: The Voices of Youth Culture

Chapter 11. Repackaging Pop: The Changing Mainstream

Chapter 12. Changing Channels: Music and Media in the New Millennium

 

  

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Introduction: Definitions, Themes, and Issues

Into the Twentieth Century: Popular Music and Mass Culture

Rock ’n’ Roll: The Birth of a New Era

Marketing and the Politics of Race, Language, and Gender

Regulating Popular Music

 

 Chapter 1. Constructing Tin Pan Alley: From Minstrelsy to Mass Culture

Minstrelsy: The Making of Mainstream U.S. Culture

Sheet Music, Sound Recording, and the Sounds of Music

Tin Pan Alley Creates Musical Tradition

 Listening Guide 1: “Alexander’s Ragtime Band”

Commercial Broadcasting: A Very Private Enterprise

 

Chapter 2. Blues, Jazz, and Country: The Segregation of Popular Music

Blues, Jazz, and Country: More Equal Than Separate

Race Music: The Popular Sounds of Black America

Listening Guide 2: “Crazy Blues”

Hillbilly: The Music of the White Working Class

Listening Guide 3: “Blue Yodel #9 (Standin’ on the Corner)”

Disseminating Blues, Jazz, and Country: More Separate Than Equal

The Long Road Back for Records

 

Chapter 3. “Good Rockin’ Tonight”: The Rise of Rhythm and Blues

The Publishers and the Broadcasters: ASCAP Versus BMI

Enter the Deejay: The Broadcasters Versus AFM

From Big Bands to Solo Singers

The Major Labels Reclaim Country Music

Listening Guide 4: “Hey Good Lookin’”

The Independents Promote Rhythm and Blues

Listening Guide 5: “(Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean”

Mass Technology and Popular Taste

Independent Radio: Deejays in Your Face

 

Chapter 4. Crossing Cultures: The Eruption of Rock ‘n’ Roll

Cultural Diversity: The Roots of Rock ’n’ Roll

Structural Changes in the Music Industry

Sounds of the Cities

Listening Guide 6: “Tutti Frutti”

Listening Guide 7: “Rock and Roll Music”

Doo Wop: The Intersection of Gospel, Jazz, and Pop

Listening Guide 8: “Sh’ Boom”

Latin Music Rocks

Rockabilly: The Country Strain

 

Chapter 5. The Empire Strikes Back: The Reaction to Rock ‘n’ Roll

The Established Powers Fight Back

Listening Guide 10: “Tutti Frutti”

“Schlock Rock”: Enter the White Middle Class

The War on Rock ’n’ Roll

Surf’s Up!

Listening Guide 11: “Surfin’ U.S.A.”

                                    

Chapter 6. Popular Music and Political Culture: The Sixties

The Civil Rights Movement and Popular Music

Listening Guide 12: “Stop! In the Name of Love”

Listening Guide 13: “The Times They Are A-Changin’”

The British Invasion Occupies the Pop Charts

Breaking the Sounds of Silence: New Voices in the Music

Listening Guide 14: “(I Got You) I Feel Good”

Listening Guide 15: “Oye Como Va”

Listening Guide 16: “A Day in the Life”

 

Chapter 7. Music Versus Markets: The Fragmentation of Pop

The Music Industry: A Sound Investment

Creativity and Commerce: Rock as Art

Listening Guide 17: “Roundabout”

Sweeter Soul Music

Listening Guide 18: “You Make Me Feel Brand New”

Singer/Songwriters, Soft Rock, and More

Listening Guide 19: “You’ve Got a Friend”

Women’s Music: The Feminist Alternative

From Country Rock to Southern Boogie

Mad with Power: Heavy Metal

Listening Guide 20: “Smoke on the Water”

All That Glitters Does Not Sell Gold

Listening Guide 21: “Changes”

 

Chapter 8. Punk and Disco: The Poles of Pop

Punk Versus Disco

Punk: Rock as (White) Noise

Listening Guide 22: “I Don’t Wanna Be Learned, I Don’t Wanna Be Tamed”

Listening Guide 23: “Anarchy in the U.K.”

Disco: The Rhythm Without the Blues

Listening Guide 24: “Last Dance”

 

Chapter 9. Are We the World? Music Videos, Superstars, and Mega-Events

Early Music Television: They Want Their MTV

Listening Guide 25: “Beat It”

Superstars: The Road to Economic Recovery

Listening Guide 26: “Born in the U.S.A.”

Listening Guide 27: “Like a Virgin”

Charity Rock and Mega-Events: Who Is the World?

 

Chapter 10. Rap and Metal: The Voices of Youth Culture

The Continuing History of Heavy Metal

Listening Guide 28: “Jump”

Listening Guide 29: “. . . And Justice for All”

Hip Hop, Don’t Stop

Listening Guide 30: “Rock Box”

Listening Guide 31: “Ladies First”

                                    

Chapter 11. Repackaging Pop: The Changing Mainstream

Meet The New Boss…Bigger Than The Old Boss

Listening Guide 32: “. . . Baby One More Time”

From Indie Scenes To Alternative Nation

Listening Guide 33: “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

Country Into Pop

The Latin Boom And Beyond

Listening Guide 34: “Livin’ La Vida Loca”

Black Music At The Base

Listening Guide 35: “I’ll Be Missing You”

Women On The Rise

Listening Guide 36: “Bad Romance”

 

Chapter 12. Changing Channels: Music And Media In The New Millennium

They Want Their Mp3

Popular Music, Power, And Protest After 9/11

Listening Guide 37: “Courtesy Of The Red, White, And Blue (The Angry American)”

Mixing Sound, Mashing Beats

Listening Guide 38: “Turn Me On”

Multimedia Stardom

The Future Of Music

Listening Guide 39: “Everything In Its Right Place”                

 

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