Rock concert performance from ABBA to ZZ Top

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Lexington, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc.,, Lanham, Maryland, United States, p.ix, 217 pages : (2022)

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(OCoLC)fst01099153, (OCoLC)fst01099204, Concerts rock., fast, Histoire et critique., History and criticism., Rock (Musique), Rock concerts., Rock music, Rock music.


Includes bibliographical references and index."This book presents an analysis of 100 rock concert performances and answers the question "What makes a truly great rock performance?" Peter Smith delves into his own recollections of experiencing rock performances and covers themes of icons, persona, energy, fandom, venues, communities, politics, art-rock, authenticity and maturity"--