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Flowers in the Dustbin The Rise of Rock and Roll, 1947-1977 by James Miller

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Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English


  • Rock,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Rock Music,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Music / Rock,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Rock & pop,
  • History and criticism,
  • Genres & Styles - Rock

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7721032M
ISBN 100684808730
ISBN 109780684808734

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"Flowers in the Dustbin" is the latest traversal of rock history by Miller, who has been writing about popular music since ; through the 's, he was the pop critic at Newsweek. He edited the first "Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll," a collection of critical essays on individual musicians. Flowers in the Dustbin The Rise of Rock and Roll, By JAMES MILLER Simon & Schuster. Read the Review. A Rock and Roll Chronicle. Hence this book: a reflective look back at selected episodes in the history of the world's most popular form of music.   Flowers In The Dustbin were doing a gig at the Roxborough Tavern in Harrow when Mick Lugworm came up and asked us if we wanted to do a record on All The Madmen records. Book Review In the book Flowers in the Dustbin: The Rise of Rock and Roll, , author James Miller summarizes and discusses critical moments in the movement of rock and roll. He uses his own personal experiences with the music along with historical facts and events to explain the cause and impact of rock and roll culture.