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Back to the miracle factory : rock etc. 1990s

Author: Paul Williams
Publisher: New York : Forge, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A noted rock critic and historian takes a retrospective look back at popular music during the 1990s, in a series of essays that offer commentary on the musical developments and performers of the era.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Williams
ISBN: 9780765303523 0765303523 0765303531 9780765303530
OCLC Number: 48140679
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Includes index.
Description: 272 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1 Six White Horses (R.E.M., Neil Young, Bruce Cockburn, Television, Sonya Hunter, Bob Dylan) 11 --
2 Why We Listen (Arrested Development, Pearl Jam, Elvis Costello, Tom Waits) 49 --
3 I Believe You Anyway (The Beach Boys) 83 --
4 Rearrange Their Faces (Bob Dylan, Nirvana, Velvet Underground, Zap Mama, Prince, Apache Indian) 111 --
5 What the Vintners Buy (Counting Crows, Tim Hardin, Joe Henry, Liz Phair, Uncle Tupelo, Pavement, Cindy Lee Berryhill) 151 --
6 The Presence of Your Absence (Smokey Robinson and the Miracles) 161 --
7 Back to the Miracle Factory (Neil Young, Freedy Johnston, R.E.M., Allen Ginsberg, Leonard Cohen) 217 --
8 I Am a Rock-and-Roller (The Grateful Dead) 259.
Responsibility: Paul Williams.

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Paul Williams has been writing about pop music for decades, never flagging in his enthusiasm or his emotional and intellectual openness to the newest music. In this work he takes a look at the 1990s.  Read more...

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