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Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock 'n' Roll Music: Sixth Edition by Greil Marcus - Paperback - English Edition. Revised Edition. 6th Revised ed - 2015 - from Trystero Books and Biblio.co.uk

Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock 'n' Roll Music: Sixth Edition

by Greil Marcus

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Plume Books, 2015. English Edition. Revised Edition. 6th Revised ed. Paperback. Good/-. -. In 1975, Greil Marcus's Mystery Train changed the way readers thought about rock 'n' roll and continues to be sought out today by music fans and anyone interested in pop culture. Looking at recordings by six key artists--Robert Johnson, Harmonica Frank, Randy Newman, the Band, Sly Stone, and Elvis Presley--Marcus offers a complex and unprecedented analysis of the relationship between rock 'n' roll and American culture. In this latest edition, Marcus provides an extensively updated and rewritten Note and Discographies section, exploring the recordings' evolution and continuing impact. | 448 pages | 149.86 x 226.06 x 27.94mm | 385.55g.

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.




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