Children of the Revolution: The Glam Rock Story 1970-1975

Children of the Revolution The Glam Rock Story The definitive A to Z guide to a period of pomp glitz glamour and parent worrying fashion unlike any otherDespite its disposable appearance glam rock has survived and thrived for four decades and

  • Title: Children of the Revolution: The Glam Rock Story 1970-1975
  • Author: Dave Thompson
  • ISBN: 9781901447477
  • Page: 386
  • Format: Paperback
  • The definitive A to Z guide to a period of pomp, glitz, glamour, and parent worrying fashion unlike any otherDespite its disposable appearance, glam rock has survived and thrived for four decades, and is now viewed as one the best loved and most productive periods for pop music From the UK, its influence spread and fused with ideas blossoming in Europe and the U.S spawnThe definitive A to Z guide to a period of pomp, glitz, glamour, and parent worrying fashion unlike any otherDespite its disposable appearance, glam rock has survived and thrived for four decades, and is now viewed as one the best loved and most productive periods for pop music From the UK, its influence spread and fused with ideas blossoming in Europe and the U.S spawning artists such as Alice Cooper and Kiss This book chronicles every band and artist who made a significant impression on the art form, both in its heyday and during its conception and later years Detailing their output and recording significant events and contributions, it provides a wealth of information on numerous much loved acts, such as T Rex, Wizzard, Slade, Bay City Rollers, Mud, Sweet, David Essex, Suzy Quatro, Mott The Hoople, Sparks, Kenny, Spiders from Mars, Alvin Stardust, and hundreds , ranging from household names to lesser known acts.

    One thought on “Children of the Revolution: The Glam Rock Story 1970-1975”

    1. Dave Thompson's gift is to make the old and familiar appear new and exciting again. 'Children of the Revolution: The Glam Rock Story 1970-1975' is a chronological trawl through the golden age of rock n roll and is the ultimate encyclopaedia of Glam. I am a reasonably knowledgeable fan of the genre and I discovered lots of new information and insights. Dave Thompson focuses on all the main players but also devotes significant space to the lesser lights of the scene many of whom have been rediscov [...]

    2. Some interesting detail but coloured by nostalgia; glam as a whole was simply not as good as the author seems to think.

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