Rock Chronicles

Rock Chronicles

Every Legend, Every Line-up, Every Look

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Profiles 250 of rock and roll's greatest acts from the past fifty years, featuring color timelines that trace the membership of each group, band biographies, and record sales totals.

Firefly Books Ltd

"An absolute must for any rock-music fan."
--Booklist

Arranged alphabetically by band name for ease of reference, Rock Chronicles offers a fascinating, encyclopedic study of the ever-shifting line-ups, appearances, labels, sounds and successes of 250 of the most important rock acts of the past fifty years. It is a must for any music fan.

Rock Chronicles is designed for today's visually-savvy consumers. Innovative, color-coded infographics give at-a-glance coverage from 1960 to 2010. Insightful commentary highlighted with photographs gives the lowdown on every member, whatever their role in the band, however short-lived their time with them, and however well known.

Coverage is expanded for 50 of the biggest acts, with stunning displays of iconic photographs that chart their dramatic changes in appearance. Year-by-year color timelines trace the evolution of these influential bands. Total sales figures are given for the ten most successful albums. The book closes with a fact-filled, cross-referenced performer directory.

Comprehensive and compelling, Rock Chronicles is the essential reference for everyone who loves rock music.


The definitive rock encyclopedia for the 21st century.

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2015
ISBN: 9781770856141
1770856145
Characteristics: 576 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cma
Additional Contributors: Roberts, David 1954-

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