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By Wayne Robins

The delivery of rock ‘n’ roll signaled the blossoming of a brand new teenage tradition, dividing generations and introducing a brand new angle of uprising and independence. From Chuck Berry to the Beatles, from punk rock to hip hop, rock ‘n’ roll has always remodeled along or in response to social, cultural, and political adjustments.

A short historical past of Rock, Off the Record is a concise creation to rock background and the effect it has had on American tradition. it truly is an easy-to-read, shiny account written via one in all rock’s top critics. Pulling from own interviews through the years, Wayne Robins interweaves the advancements in rock tune together with his statement at the political and social occasions and pursuits that outlined their many years.

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