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Glenn C. Altschuler. All Shook Up: How Rock 'n' Roll Changed America. Oxford University Press. 2003. 226pp.

Richard Aquila. That Old-Time Rock & Roll: A Chronicle of an Era, 1954-1963. University of Illinois Press. 2000. 424pp.

Roger Beebe; Denise Fulbrook; Ben Saunders (editor). Rock Over the Edge: Transformations in Popular Music Culture. Duke University Press. 2002. 392pp.

Michael Billig. Rock 'n' Roll Jews. Syracuse University Press. 2001. 185pp.

Hank Bordowitz. Turning Points In Rock And Roll: The Key Events That Affected Popular Music in the Latter Half of the 20th Century. Citadel Press. 2004. 320pp.

Marley Brant. Southern Rockers: The Roots and Legacy of Southern Rock. Watson-Guptill. 1999. 288pp.

Marley Brant. Join Together: Forty Years of the Rock Music Festival. Hal Leonard Corporation. 2008. 294pp.

Robert Christgau. Any Old Way You Choose It: Rock and Other Pop Music, 1967-73. Penguin Books. 1973. 330pp.

Nik Cohn. Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom: The Golden Age of Rock. Grove Press. 2001. 256pp.

Jim Curtis. Rock Eras: Interpretations of Music and Society, 1954-1984. Bowling Green State University Popular Press. 1987. 363pp.

Thomas Cushman. Notes from Underground: Rock Music Counterculture in Russia. SUNY Press. 1995. 403pp.

Anthony DeCurtis (editor). Present Tense: Rock & Roll and Culture. Duke University Press. 1992. 317pp.

Kevin J. H. Dettmar; William Richey (editor). Reading Rock and Roll: Authenticity, Appropriation, Aesthetics. Columbia University Press. 1999. 347pp.

Chuck Eddy. The Accidental Evolution of Rock'N'Roll: A Misguided Tour Through Popular Music. Da Capo Press. 1997. 364pp.

Philip H. Ennis. The Seventh Stream: The Emergence of Rocknroll in American Popular Music. Wesleyan University Press. 1992. 445pp.

Paul Friedlander. Rock and Roll: A Social History. Westview Press. 1996. 356pp.

Gillian G. Gaar. She's a Rebel: The History of Women in Rock & Roll. Seal Press. 2002. 516pp.

Charlie Gillett. The Sound of the City: The Rise of Rock and Roll. Da Capo Press. 1996. 535pp.

Theodore Gracyk. I Wanna be Me: Rock Music and the Politics of Identity. Temple University Press. 2001. 292pp.

Theodore Gracyk. Rhythm and Noise: An Aesthetics of Rock. I. B. Tauris. 1996. 400pp.

Paul Grushkin. Rockin' Down the Highway: The Cars and People That Made Rock Roll. MBI Publishing Company. 2006. 240pp.

Steven L. Hamelman. But Is It Garbage? On Rock and Trash. University of Georgia Press. 2004. 272pp.

Joe S. Harrington. Sonic Cool: The Life & Death of Rock 'n' Roll. Hal Leonard Corporation. 2003. 596pp.

Herb Hendler. Year by Year in the Rock Era. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1987. 375pp.

Michael C. Luckman. Alien Rock: The Rock 'n' Roll Extraterrestrial Connection. Simon and Schuster. 2005. 352pp.

Greil Marcus. Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock 'n' Roll Music. Plume. 1997. 320pp.

Linda Martin; Kerry Segrave. Anti-Rock: The Opposition to Rock 'n' Roll. Da Capo Press. 1993. 384pp.

Norm N. Nite. Rock on Almanac: The First Four Decades of Rock 'n' Roll : a Chronology. HarperPerennial. 1992. 581pp.

R. Gary Patterson. Take a Walk on the Dark Side: Rock and Roll Myths, Legends, and Curses. Simon and Schuster. 2004. 304pp.

Robert Pattison. The Triumph of Vulgarity: Rock Music in the Mirror of Romanticism. Oxford University Press. 1987. 280pp.

Terry Rawlings. Then, Now and Rare: British Beat, 1960-1969. Omnibus Press. 2002. 240pp.

Simon Reynolds; Joy Press. The Sex Revolts: Gender, Rebellion, and Rock 'n' Roll. Serpent's Tail. 1994. 406pp.

Piero Scaruffi. A History of Rock Music, 1951-2000. iUniverse. 2003. 566pp.

Ken Stephenson. What to Listen for in Rock: A Stylistic Analysis. Yale University Press. 2002. 253pp.

John Strausbaugh. Rock 'til You Drop: The Decline from Rebellion to Nostalgia. Verso. 2001. 259pp.

Denise Sullivan. Rip It Up! Rock & Roll Rulebreakers. Backbeat Books. 2001. 269pp.

David P. Szatmary. Rockin' in Time: A Social History of Rock-and-Roll. Prentice-Hall. 1991. 309pp.

Nick Tosches. Country: The Twisted Roots of Rock 'n' Roll. Da Capo Press. 1996. 304pp.

Nick Tosches. Unsung Heroes of Rock 'n' Roll: The Birth of Rock in the Wild Years Before Elvis. Da Capo Press. 1999. 274pp.

Sheila Whiteley. The Space Between the Notes: Rock and the Counter-Culture. Routledge. 1992. 152pp.

Elizabeth L. Wollman. The Theater Will Rock: A History of the Rock Musical: From Hair to Hedwig. University of Michigan Press. 2006. 271pp.

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