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Big Beat Heat

£9.99

Product description

Published 2000. Illustrated with black & white photos.

Minor marks and wear to cover. Pages in excellent condition.

In the mid-1950s, Cleveland's Alan Freed introduced a new musical form to America on his radio show, naming the new sound 'rock & roll'. Freed could make or break a new release - and made clear to promoters the price they'd have to pay for his support. The result was the payola scandals, in which the links between radio airplay, record promotion and the mob were first uncovered. Through it all, Freed remained the prime spokesman for a generation of breakthrough artists, and a champion of America's newest sounds.

Item details

Author(s):
Jackson, John A.
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0028711564
ISBN-13:
9780028711560
Number of pages:
400
Publisher:
Schirmer Books
Title:
Big Beat Heat: Alan Freed and the Early Years of Rock & Roll

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About this item

Published 2000. Illustrated with black & white photos.

Minor marks and wear to cover. Pages in excellent condition.

In the mid-1950s, Cleveland's Alan Freed introduced a new musical form to America on his radio show, naming the new sound 'rock & roll'. Freed could make or break a new release - and made clear to promoters the price they'd have to pay for his support. The result was the payola scandals, in which the links between radio airplay, record promotion and the mob were first uncovered. Through it all, Freed remained the prime spokesman for a generation of breakthrough artists, and a champion of America's newest sounds.

Author(s):
Jackson, John A.
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0028711564
ISBN-13:
9780028711560
Number of pages:
400
Publisher:
Schirmer Books
Title:
Big Beat Heat: Alan Freed and the Early Years of Rock & Roll

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