The Resource Great pop things : the real history of rock and roll from Elvis to Oasis, (electronic resource)

Great pop things : the real history of rock and roll from Elvis to Oasis, (electronic resource)

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Great pop things : the real history of rock and roll from Elvis to Oasis
Title
Great pop things
Title remainder
the real history of rock and roll from Elvis to Oasis
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Language
eng
Summary
The comic strips of Colin B. Morton and Chuck Death deliver an irreverent, heartfelt, and devastatingly funny history of rock and roll. Like Monty Python at its best, their version is surreal and ridiculous - yet somehow everything in it rings true. According to Morton and Death, the bass player in Led Zeppelin was Jean-Paul Sartre. And despite having been able to think up brilliant titles for their first three albums, Led Zeppelin were stuck for what to call the fourth one - so they put a load of prunes on the front. In strip after strip, Morton & Death pinpoint the absurdities and oddities of rock history. In the process, they often come closer to its truth than conventional accounts do, as well as being far more entertaining. As for the drawings, their caricatures of rock stars from Mick Jagger to Frank Zappa, Johnny Rotten to Courtney Love, are in themselves worth the price of admission
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Morton, Colin B
Dewey number
741.5942
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Rock music
  • Rock musicians
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Great pop things : the real history of rock and roll from Elvis to Oasis, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781891241703
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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12142499
Publisher number
MWT12142499
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Great pop things : the real history of rock and roll from Elvis to Oasis, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781891241703
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12142499
Publisher number
MWT12142499
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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