Performance and Popular Music : History, Place and Time.

Since the emergence of rock?n?roll in the early 1950s, there have been a number of live musical performances that became hugely influential in the way they shaped the subsequent trajectory and development of popular music. Each, in its own way, introduced new styles, confronted existing practices, s...

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Main Author: Inglis, Ian
Format: eBook
Published: Farnham : Ashgate Pub., 2007.
Series:Ashgate popular and folk music series.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; Notes on contributors; General Editor's preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: History, place and time: the possibility of the unexpected; 1 'Ladies and gentlemen ... '. The Beatles: The Ed Sullivan Show, CBS TV, February 9, 1964; 2 Bob Dylan: Newport Folk Festival, July 25, 1965; 3 When deep soul met the love crowd. Otis Redding: Monterey Pop Festival, June 17, 1967; 4 The road not taken. Elvis Presley: Comeback Special, NBC TV Studios, Hollywood, December 3, 1968; 5 Land of the free. Jimi Hendrix: Woodstock Festival, August 18, 1969.
  • 6 If anything, blame Woodstock. The Rolling Stones: Altamont, December 6, 19697 Watch that man. David Bowie: Hammersmith Odeon, London, July 3, 1973; 8 Patti Smith: The Old Grey Whistle Test, BBC-2 TV, May 11, 1976; 9 Print the truth, not the legend. The Sex Pistols: Lesser Free Trade Hall, Manchester, June 4, 1976; 10 'I need contact'
  • rock'n'roll and ritual. Peter Gabriel: Security tour, 1982-83; 11 Michael Jackson: Motown 25, Pasadena Civic Audito.