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Rocking my life away : writing about music and other matters

Author: Anthony DeCurtis
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Represents nearly twenty years of writing by one of the critics of popular music in America, Anthony DeCurtis. In these pieces from Rolling Stone, the New York Times, and other publications, DeCurtis  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
DeCurtis, Anthony.
Rocking my life away.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1998
(DLC) 97009717
(OCoLC)37519530
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony DeCurtis
ISBN: 9780822397922 0822397927
OCLC Number: 654416317
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 348 pages)
Contents: The Classics. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band / The Beatles. Plastic Ono Band / John Lennon. "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" / The Rolling Stones. Exile on Main Street / The Rolling Stones. Blood on the Tracks / Bob Dylan. Bob Dylan's Blue Highways: The Bootleg Series, Vols. 1-3 --
It's a Thursday Night in Athens, Georgia. The Athens Scene. R.E.M.'s Brave New World. Rock Criticism and the Rocker: A Conversation With Peter Buck --
Lives and Deaths. Blues Legends. Eric Clapton: A Life at the Crossroads. Kurt Cobain: 1967-1994. No Mercy: Leonard Cohen's Tales from the Dark Side. Jerry Garcia: Don't Look Back. Robyn Hitchcock: A Wry Poet to the Devoted. John Lennon: The Man. John Mellencamp's Void in the Heartland. Father of Bluegrass Is Dead at 84: Bill Monroe. [actual symbol not reproducible] Free at Last. Artist of the Year: The Rolling Stones. Phil Spector: Back to Mono (1958-1969). Sting. 10,000 Maniacs Break Loose. U2: Zoo World Order. Wu-Tang Family Values --
Recordings. The Bristol Sessions: Various Artists. Autobiography of Mistachuck: Chuck D. Woody Guthrie's Dust Bowl Ballads and Library of Congress Recordings.
Responsibility: Anthony DeCurtis.

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"Anthony DeCurtis writes about rock music with no agenda but alerting his readers to what's good and trying to get at the truth about it. He's an intellectual with the common touch and a fan with a Read more...

 
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