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Author:
Opsasnick, Mark  Search this
Physical description:
460 pages 23 cm
Type:
Books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
Washington Region
Washington (D.C.) Region
Date:
2002
Notes:
ANAC copy purchased with funds from the S. Dillon Ripley Endowment
Summary:
"Capitol rock" is a comprehensive cultural history of Washington, D.C. rock and roll. Focusing on the first twenty-five years (1951-1976) of rock music in the nation's capitol, author Mark Opsasnick skillfully combines overviews of the city's flourishing nightclub and teen club scenes of the fifties, sixties, and seventies with detailed coverage of local bands and musicians including such greats as the Cherry People, the Fallen Angels, Roy Buchanan, Jack Casady, Roy Clark, Danny Gatton, Nils Lofgren, Punky Meadows, and Link Wray
Topic:
Rock music--History and criticism  Search this
Rock musicians  Search this
Rock music  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117796