All Shook Up : How Rock 'n' Roll Changed America.

The birth of rock 'n roll ignited a firestorm of controversy--one critic called it "musical riots put to a switchblade beat"--But if it generated much sound and fury, what, if anything, did it signify? As Glenn Altschuler reveals, the rise of rock 'n roll--and the outraged recept...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Altschuler, Glenn C.
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series:Pivotal moments in American history.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Contents; Editors' Note; Acknowledgments; 1 "ALL SHOOK UP": Popular Music and American Culture, 1945-1955; 2 "BROWN-EYED HANDSOME MAN": Rock 'n' Roll and Race; 3 "GREAT BALLS OF FIRE": Rock 'n' Roll and Sexuality; 4 "YAKETY YAK, DON'T TALK BACK": Rock 'n' Roll and Generational Conflict; 5 "ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN, TELL TCHAIKOVSKY THE NEWS": Rock 'n' Roll and the Pop Culture Wars; 6 "THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED": Rock 'n' Roll's Lull and Revival; EPILOGUE: "BORN IN THE USA": The Persistent Power of Rock 'n' Roll; Notes; Index.