Record makers and breakers: voices of the independent rock 'n' roll pioneers

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This volume is an engaging and exceptional history of the independent rock 'n' roll record industry from its raw regional beginnings in the 1940s with R & B and hillbilly music through its peak in the 1950s and decline in the 1960s. John Broven combines narrative history with extensive oral history material from numerous recording pioneers including Joe Bihari of Modern Records; Marshall Chess of Chess Records; Jerry Wexler, Ahmet Ertegun, and Miriam Bienstock of Atlantic Records; Sam Phillips of Sun Records; Art Rupe of Specialty Records; and many more.
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physical xiv, 584 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 27 cm.
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table_of_contents The independent revolution. We're rolling-take one! ; The super indies ; California booming ; New York : big city and little Tiffany ; The battle of the speeds and golden records' seeds -- Regional sounds. Riding the Nashville airwaves ; The Chess game ; King of them all ; Behind the southern Sun ; Louisiana gumbo -- The hustle is on. Billboard and Cash box : stars and bullets ; A-hustle and a-scuffle at Old Town -- Mercury rising and the Roulette wheel ; Tin Pan Alley and beyond ; Hillbilly boogie ; West coast rockin' and rollin' ; From Motown to Manhattan : in almost perfect harmony ; Harlem hotshots and the black experience ; On and off Broadway ; Gold coast Platters and stock matters -- Rock 'n' roll is here to stay. The London American group : rockin' around the world ; Teen scene ; Corporate takeover and talent makeover ; The payola scandal and changing times ; End of session : Art Rupe's new rules at Specialty Records.
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title Record makers and breakers : voices of the independent rock 'n' roll pioneers
title_alt Record makers & breakers.
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title_full Record makers and breakers : voices of the independent rock 'n' roll pioneers / John Broven
title_short Record makers and breakers :
title_sort record makers and breakers voices of the independent rock 'n' roll pioneers
title_sub voices of the independent rock 'n' roll pioneers