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Rock & roll generation : teen life in the 50s / Loretta Britten; with a foreword by Dick Clark.

Britten, Loretta. (Author). Time-Life Books. (Added Author).
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  • 26 of 27 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Our American century.
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0783555016
  • Physical Description: 152 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Richmond, Virginia : Time-Life Books, [1998]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 148) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword by Dick Clark -- The roots of rock and roll -- The power of the beat: rock and roll takes off -- Hail to the King!: The Elvis phenomenon -- The teenage American dream: looking forward -- Chasing the teenage dollar: the wide open youth market -- Rebels, beats, and cool cats: America's shook-up generation -- Romancing the roadster: hot rod fever.
Summary, etc.:
Examines various aspects of teen life in the 1950s, a decade characterized by the emergence of rock'n'roll, looking at the music and musicians, Elvis, movie idols, hot rods, fashion, and the youth market.
Target Audience Note:
Young Adult
Subject: Popular culture > United States > History > 20th century.
Rock music > United States > 1951-1960 > History and criticism.
Popular culture > United States > History.
Rock music > History and criticism.
United States > Social life and customs > 1945-1970.
United States > Social life and customs.

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