Mystery Train

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Mystery Train

Now Available as an eBook 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’ 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 sixth 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.

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Mystery Train
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Greil Marcus
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-03-25 - Publisher: Penguin

Now Available as an eBook 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’ Mystery Train remains a benchmark study of rock ‘n’ roll and a classic in the field of music criticism.
Mystery Train
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: David Wojahn
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990-05-29 - Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press

David Wojahn deftly mixes personal history and recollections with a wide range of character studies and monologues, but the center of this book is a sequence of thirty-five poems, mainly sonnets, in which rock and roll music is a strange, kaleidoscopic mirror of recent American history. Combining rhapsodic homage, grim
Mystery Train
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Lynn Turner
Categories: Women journalists
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: Harlequin Treasury-Harlequin Intrigue 90s

Mystery Train by Lynn Turner released on May 23, 1986 is available now for purchase.
Images of Elvis Presley in American Culture, 1977-1997
Language: en
Pages: 334
Authors: George Plasketes
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Psychology Press

Looks at the barrage of rumors surrounding Elvis's death, including the speculations that he didn't die, and the influence he has on popular culture today
Arlen Roth's Masters of the Telecaster
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Arlen Roth
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

Perhaps no other instrument in history has had such a profound effect on the history, style and development of popular music as the Fender Telecaster. This beautiful coffee table-style book includes color and black and white photos of vintage and custom shop models and the great "tele" artists. Plus, deep