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Grit, noise, & revolution : the birth of Detroit rock 'n' roll

Author: David Carson
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2006, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
David Carson turns the spotlight on those hard-rocking, long-haired musicians - influenced by Detroit's R & B heritage - who ultimately helped change the face of rock 'n' roll. Carson tells the story of some of the great garage-inspired, blue-collar Motor City rock 'n' roll bands that exemplified the Detroit rock sound: The MC5, Iggy Pop and the Stooges, Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, SRC, the Bob Seger System,  Read more...

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Carson, David, 1949-
Grit, noise, & revolution.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2006, ©2005
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Carson
ISBN: 9780472026654 0472026658
OCLC Number: 712044667
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of Michigan Notable Books 2006
Description: 1 online resource (x, 376 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Boogie and the beat --
Fame and fortune --
Freewheelin' in the Motor City --
Motown and other sounds --
The village is on fire --
On to the hideout --
So you wanna be a rock 'n' roll star? --
A whole lotta soul, a whole lotta funk --
Birth of the noise --
A mythical figure --
Summer in the city --
Hippies and head shops --
Hits and misses --
Something in the air --
Seger on the rise --
A night at the Grande --
Enter the Stooges --
On the front lines with the MC5 --
Total assault : kickin' out the jams --
Up against the wall and beyond --
The Detroit Pop Festival --
Voices of the counterculture --
I wanna be your dog --
"Uncle Russ" --
First train out of town --
1970 --
The big bust.
Other Titles: Grit, noise, and revolution
Responsibility: David A. Carson.
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A guide for rock aficionados, this book surveys the Detroit music scene of the 1960s and 70s - a pivotal era in rock music history, producing such legendary bands as The MC5, Iggy Pop and the  Read more...


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...a great blow-by-blow account of an exciting and still-legendary scene. - Marshall Crenshaw ""Carson reveals in rich and engaging detail exactly why the Motor City is world renowned as a musical Read more...

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