What was the first rock"n" roll record?

by Jim Dawson

Publisher: Faber and Faber in Boston

Written in English
Published: Pages: 201 Downloads: 491
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  • Rock music -- History and criticism.,
  • Sound recording industry.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-200).

StatementJim Dawson and Steve Propes ; forewords by Billy Vera and Dave Marsh.
ContributionsPropes, Steve.
LC ClassificationsML3534
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 201 p. ;
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21535227M
ISBN 100571129390

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