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Rock Star: The Making of Musical Icons From Elvis to Springsteen

David R. Shumway ; foreword by Anthony DeCurtis
Format
Book
Published
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
9781421413921, 9781421413938 (electronic), 1421413922, 1421413930 (electronic)
Contents
  • Reflections on stardom and its trajectories
  • Watching Elvis
  • James Brown : self-remade man
  • Bob Dylan : the artist
  • The Rolling Stones : rebellion, transgression, and excess
  • The Grateful Dead : alchemy, or rock & roll utopia
  • Joni Mitchell : the singer-songwriter and the confessional persona
  • Trapped in the promised land : Bruce Springsteen
  • Conclusion : where have all the rock stars gone?
Description
xvii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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