Rock and roll cage match : music's greatest rivalries, decided (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Rock and roll cage match : music's greatest rivalries, decided

Author: Sean Manning
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In Rock and Roll Cage Match, today's leading cultural critics, humorists, music journalists, and musicians themselves take sides in thirty of the all-time juiciest 'Who's better' musical disputes."--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Manning
ISBN: 9780307396273 0307396274
OCLC Number: 182528106
Description: xii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: R.E.M. vs. U2 / Dan Kois --
Phil Spector vs. Timbaland / Michaelangelo Matos --
The Smiths vs. The Cure / Marc Spitz --
Whitney Houston vs. Mariah Carey / Whitney Pastorek --
The Rolling Stones vs. The Velvet Underground / Richard Hell --
Jay-Z vs. Nas / Tom Breihan --
Band Aid vs. USA for Africa / Dan LeRoy --
Guided by Voices vs. Pavement / Elizabeth Goodman --
Phil Collins vs. Sting / Sean Manning --
Hall & Oates vs. Simon & Garfunkel / Michael Showalter --
Blur vs. Oasis / Jim DeRogatis --
Bernard Herrmann vs. Ennio Morricone / Dennis Lim --
Led Zeppelin vs. Black Sabbath / Robert Lanham --
ABBA vs. The Bee Gees / Katy St. Clair --
The album vs. The single / Daphne Carr and Scott Gursky --
Radiohead vs. Coldplay / Matt Diehl --
Van Halen vs. Van Hagar / Mick Stingley --
Patsy Cline vs. Kitty Wells / Laura Cantrell --
Bob Dylan vs. Bob Marley / Vivien Goldman --
Elton John vs. Billy Joel / The Harvard Lampoon --
The Four Tops vs. The Temptations / Sean Howe --
Trent Reznor vs. Marilyn Manson / Melissa Maerz --
Bruce Springsteen vs. Bon Jovi / Russ Meneve --
Parliament vs. Funkadelic / Ben Greenman --
John Lennon vs. Paul McCartney / Joe Donnelly --
Nirvana vs. Metallica / Gideon Yago --
N.W.A. vs. Wu-Tang Clan / Jonah Weiner --
Devo vs. Kraftwerk / Tom Reynolds --
Britney Spears vs. Christina Aguilera / Sara Barron --
Michael Jackson vs. Prince / Touré.
Responsibility: edited by Sean Manning ; foreword by Rob Sheffield.
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"In Rock and Roll Cage Match, today's leading cultural critics, humorists, music journalists, and musicians themselves take sides in thirty of the all-time juiciest 'Who's better' musical disputes."--Page 4 of cover.

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