eBook The Album: A Guide to Pop Music's Most Provocative, Influential, and Important Creations, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313379076
  • ISBN-13: 9780313379079
  • DDC: 781.6409
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2013
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The Album: A Guide to Pop Music's Most Provocative, Influential, and Important Creations contains critical analysis essays on 160 significant pop music albums from 1960 to 2010.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: Joan Baez: Joan Baez (1960).
2: Buck Owens: Buck Owens (1961).
3: Patsy Cline: Sentimentally Yours (1962).
4: Bob Dylan: The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (1963).
5: James Brown: Live at the Apollo (1963).
6: The Beatles: With the Beatles (1963).
7: Bob Dylan: Highway 61 Revisited (1965).
8: Roger Miller: The Return of Roger Miller (1965).
9: B. B. King: Live at the Regal (1965).
10: The Byrds: Mr. Tambourine Man (1965).
11: Merle Haggard: Swinging Doors and the Bottle Let Me Down (1966).
12: Sgt. Barry Sadler: Ballads of the Green Berets (1966).
13: The Beach Boys: Pet Sounds (1966).
14: The Beatles: Revolver (1966).
15: The Rolling Stones: Aftermath (1966).
16: Pink Floyd: The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (1967).
17: Neil Diamond: Just for You (1967).
18: The Doors: The Doors (1967).
19: The Moody Blues: Days of Future Passed (1967).
20: Donovan: A Gift from a Flower to a Garden (1967).
21: Jimi Hendrix: Are You Experienced? (1967).
22: Phil Ochs: Pleasures of the Harbor (1967).
23: Pete Seeger: Abiyoyo and Other Story Songs for Children (1967).
24: Leonard Cohen: Songs of Leonard Cohen (1967).
25: Van Morrison: Astral Weeks (1968).
26: Laura Nyro: Eli and the Thirteenth Confession (1968).
27: Johnny Cash: At Folsom Prison (1968).
28: The Rolling Stones: Beggar's Banquet (1968).
29: Blood, Sweat & Tears: Child Is Father to the Man (1968).
30: Aretha Franklin: Lady Soul (1968).
31: Big Brother and the Holding Company: Cheap Thrills (1968).
32: The Beatles: Abbey Road (1969).
33: Elvis Presley: From Elvis in Memphis (1969).
34: Dusty Springfield: Dusty in Memphis (1969).
35: Bob Dylan: Nashville Skyline (1969).
36: Santana: Santana (1969).
37: The Who: Tommy (1969).
38: Neil Young: Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (1969).
39: Various Artists: Woodstock: Music from the Original Soundtrack and More (1970).
Volume 1 Index.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: George Harrison: All Things Must Pass (1970).
2: Chicago: Chicago II (1970).
3: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young: Déjà Vu (1970).
4: John Lennon: John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (1970).
5: Joni Mitchell: Ladies of the Canyon (1970).
6: Van Morrison: Moondance (1970).
7: Randy Newman: 12 Songs (1970).
8: Tom Paxton: Tom Paxton 6 (1970).
9: James Taylor: Sweet Baby James (1970).
10: The Grateful Dead: American Beauty (1970).
11: Neil Young: After the Gold Rush (1970).
12: David Bowie: Hunky Dory (1971).
13: Janis Joplin: Pearl (1971).
14: Merle Haggard and the Strangers: Hag (1971).
15: Black Sabbath: Paranoid (1970 [UK], 1971 [U.S.]).
16: Led Zeppelin: Led Zeppelin IV (1971).
17: Marvin Gaye: What's Going On (1971).
18: Elton John: Tumbleweed Connection (1971).
19: Carole King: Tapestry (1971).
20: John Lennon: Imagine (1971).
21: Paul McCartney: Ram (1971).
22: Willie Nelson: Yesterday's Wine (1971).
23: Harry Nilsson: Nilsson Schmilsson (1971).
24: Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter (1971).
25: Dolly Parton: Coat of Many Colors (1971).
26: John Prine: John Prine (1971).
27: The Rolling Stones: Exile on Main St. (1972).
28: Jim Croce: You Don't Mess Around with Jim (1972).
29: Carole King: Rhymes & Reasons (1972).
30: Neil Diamond: Hot August Night (1972).
31: Randy Newman: Sail Away (1972).
32: Bonnie Raitt: Give It Up (1972).
33: Paul Simon: Paul Simon (1972).
34: Stevie Wonder: Talking Book (1972).
35: Nick Drake: Pink Moon (1972).
36: Elton John: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973).
37: Bob Marley: Catch a Fire (1973).
38: Bob Marley: Burnin' (1973).
39: Paul McCartney: Band on the Run (1973).
40: Pink Floyd: The Dark Side of the Moon (1973).
41: Gram Parsons: GP (1973).
42: Willie Nelson: Shotgun Willie (1973).
43: Lynyrd Skynyrd: (Pronounced ‘lěh-’nérd ‘skin-’nérd) (1973).
44: Paul Simon: There Goes Rhymin' Simon (1973).
45: Tom Waits: Closing Time (1973).
46: Stevie Wonder: Innervisions (1973).
Volume 2 Index.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Jackson Browne: Late for the Sky (1974).
2: Gram Parsons: Grievous Angel (1974).
3: John Denver: Back Home Again (1974).
4: Emmylou Harris: Pieces of the Sky (1975).
5: Joan Baez: Diamonds & Rust (1975).
6: Patti Smith: Horses (1975).
7: Janis Ian: Between the Lines (1975).
8: Bruce Springsteen: Born to Run (1975).
9: Queen: A Night at the Opera (1975).
10: Gordon Lightfoot: Summertime Dream (1976).
11: Harry Chapin: Greatest Stories Live (1976).
12: Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life (1976).
13: The Eagles: Hotel California (1976).
14: David Bowie: “Heroes” (1977).
15: The Ramones: Rocket to Russia (1977).
16: Sex Pistols: Never Mind the Bollocks Here's the Sex Pistols (1977).
17: Jackson Browne: Running on Empty (1977).
18: Elvis Costello: My Aim Is True (1977).
19: Billy Joel: The Stranger (1977).
20: Elvis Costello: This Year's Model (1978).
21: Patti Smith: Easter (1978).
22: Warren Zevon: Excitable Boy (1978).
23: The Clash: London Calling (1979).
24: The B-52's: The B-52's (1979).
25: Neil Young: Rust Never Sleeps (1979).
26: Billy Joel: Glass Houses (1980).
27: The Police: Zenyatta Mondatta (1980).
28: Laurie Anderson: Big Science (1982).
29: Michael Jackson: Thriller (1982).
30: Bruce Springsteen: Nebraska (1982).
31: Prince and the Revolution: Purple Rain (1984).
32: Madonna: Like a Virgin (1984).
33: Bruce Springsteen: Born in the U.S.A. (1984).
34: John Fogerty: Centerfield (1985).
35: Tom Waits: Rain Dogs (1985).
36: Paul Simon: Graceland (1986).
37: Prince: Sign o' the Times (1987).
38: Sting: … Nothing Like the Sun (1987).
39: U2: The Joshua Tree (1987).
40: Suzanne Vega: Solitude Standing (1987).
41: Enya: Watermark (1988).
42: Melissa Etheridge: Melissa Etheridge (1988).
43: Tracy Chapman: Tracy Chapman (1988).
Volume 3 Index.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: K. D. Lang: Absolute Torch and Twang (1989).
2: Ice Cube: AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted (1990).
3: Ice Cube: Death Certificate (1991).
4: Nirvana: Nevermind (1991).
5: Garth Brooks: Ropin' the Wind (1991).
6: Clint Black: The Hard Way (1992).
7: Iris DeMent: Infamous Angel (1992).
8: Morrissey: “Your Arsenal” (1992).
9: Melissa Etheridge: Yes I Am (1993).
10: Lenny Kravitz: Are You Gonna Go My Way (1993).
11: Sting: Ten Summoner's Tales (1993).
12: Nas: Illmatic (1994).
13: Dave Matthews Band: Under the Table and Dreaming (1994).
14: Selena: Amor Prohibido (1994).
15: Ani DiFranco: Not a Pretty Girl (1995).
16: Jewel: Pieces of You (1995).
17: 2Pac: All Eyez on Me (1996).
18: Beck: Odelay (1996).
19: Jay-Z: Reasonable Doubt (1996).
20: Sheryl Crow: Sheryl Crow (1996).
21: Dolly Parton: Hungry Again (1998).
22: Lauryn Hill: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998).
23: Dido: No Angel (1999).
24: Magnetic Fields: 69 Love Songs (1999).
25: Kongar-ol Ondar: Back Tuva Future (1999).
26: Bob Dylan: “Love and Theft” (2001).
27: The Mountain Goats: Tallahassee (2002).
28: Cat Power: You Are Free (2003).
29: Sufjan Stevens: The States Project (2003–Present).
30: Kanye West: The College Dropout (2004).
31: Radiohead: In Rainbows (2007).
32: Taylor Swift: Fearless (2008).
33: Lady Gaga: The Fame (2008).
34: Animal Collective: Merriweather Post Pavilion (2009).
35: The Black Keys: Brothers (2010).
Afterword.
Discography.
101 Other Provocative, Influential, and Important Albums.
Bibliography and Suggested Sources for Further Information.
Volume 4 Index.
About the Editor and Contributors.