Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 December 2008

448 Pages | 40 halftones, 27 line illustrations


ISBN: 9780195310245

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The Foundations of Rock

From "Blue Suede Shoes" to "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes"

Walter Everett

  • Visit the companion web site
  • First book to bring the professional analyst's tools to every aspect of rock and other popular recordings
  • Reader-friendly approach to musical understanding, without jargon or notated transcriptions
  • More than 7,000 songs from the period have been carefully studied and many of these have been referenced in order to present the most accessible and pertinent illustrations of every point
  • Companion website provides immediate, multimedia illustration of every point through the hundreds of audio and photo files
  • Expert and renowned author has vast experience as a keyboardist and guitarist, writer, and teacher of this material