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Lights, camera, sound track

Author: M C Strong; Brendon Griffin
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Canongate, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Lights, Camera, Soundtrack surveys over 50 years of rock 'n' roll movies, musicals and performance films. It identifies the top guns involved in each film, provides a storyline, rates the film and reviews its soundtrack." "From pop and rock musicals, like the classic Elvis Presley vehicle Jailhouse Rock and the recent Tenacious D showpiece The Pick of Destiny, to performance films like Woodstock and Dig!, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Strong, M.C. (Martin Charles), 1960-
Lights, camera, sound track.
Edinburgh ; New York : Canongate, 2008
(OCoLC)755393028
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M C Strong; Brendon Griffin
ISBN: 9781847670038 1847670032
OCLC Number: 155688302
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 916 pages, [24] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Rock movies/musicals and pop fiction --
Rockumentaries and performance movies --
Pop/rock scores and blaxploitation.
Responsibility: Martin C. Strong with Brendon Griffin.

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Martin Strong delves into the world of film in this celebration of popular music in the movies.  Read more...

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Strong is rock's Leslie Halliwell. * Scotland On Sunday * An extraordinary work of scholarship. * John Peel on The Great Rock Discography * The last word in rock 'n' roll trainspotting, there isn't a Read more...

 
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