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

By Reebee Garofalo, Steven Waksman

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 25, 2013

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Basic Approach

 

Emphasize the social and business sides of rock history

 

Rockin' Out; Popular Music In America offers both a comprehensive history of rock and a clear presentation of its styles and forms.  The text takes readers from the invention of the phonograph and the heyday of Tin Pan Alley to the promise of the internet and present day sounds of singer-songwriters.  Reebee Garofalo offers an analysis and critique of the music itself as well as how it is produced and marketed, including recent phenomena as the rise of television idols, the introduction of reggaeton, and the return of protest music.

 

Steven Waksman as been brought on as co-author thoroughly revising each chapter. The sixth edition will also feature several new listening guides.   

 

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Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, students should be able to:

  • Know the history and origin of rock and roll music
  • Understand technology’s potential impact in the music business

 

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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