Rockspeak!: The Language of Rock and Pop

Author: Simon Warner

Publication date: 1996

Blandford Press

A reference work that examines in various ways the word and language in rock. Chapters include;

  • Culture Shock - examines literary and political references in songs
  • Name Dropping - documents songs about famous people
  • Band Names - lists how bands chose their name
  • What's in a Name - reveals the real names of many musicians
Also includes a glossary of technical and slang terms used in the music industry.
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