Rock Around the Clock: The Record That Started the Rock Revolution!

Rock Around the Clock: The Record That Started the Rock Revolution!

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2005
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087930829X
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9780879308292
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The author of What Was the First Rock 'n' Roll Record? chronicles the spectacular chart-topping success of Bill Haley's hit record Rock Around the Clock, focusing particular attention on the cultural setting that surrounded the birth of rock music in 1955. Original.

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Dawson has also written extensively about early rock and roll and rhythm and blues, including 'What Was the First Rock 'n' Roll Record?' which Mojo magazine called 'one of the best musical reads of [1993].' His 1980 cover story on Ritchie Valens in the Calendar section of the Los Angeles Times led directly to the reissue of the forgotten rock 'n' roller's recordings and the making of the biopic La Bamba, which used some of Dawson's research.

Jim Dawson is a Hollywood, California-base
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