Listen to New Wave Rock! Exploring a Musical Genre

by James E. Perone
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Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Series: Exploring Musical Genres

Publication Date: August 15, 2018

ISBN: 9781440859694

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Students of pop music and pop culture as well as fans who have loved the music since it came into being will gain valuable insight into this genre of the 1970s and 1980s.

• Details 50 must-hear musical examples, including artists, songs, and albums

• Traces the legacy of new wave rock through film, television, and television commercials from the 1980s to the present

• Describes the musical materials of new wave rock that developed out of disco and punk rock

• Covers both well-remembered artists (e.g., Blondie) and not so well-remembered artists that all had a major impact on popular culture in the 1970s and 1980s