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ALL SHOOK UP: How Rock ‘n’ Roll Changed America. Glenn C. Altschuler, Author. Oxford Univ. $26 (p) ISBN As Glenn Altschuler reveals in All Shook Up, the rise of rock ‘n roll–and the outraged reception to it–in fact can tell us a lot about the values of the United States. As Glenn Altschuler reveals in All Shook Up, the rise of rock ‘n roll–and the Altschuler shows, in particular, how rock’s “switchblade beat” opened up wide.

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The theme explained by Glenn C. This book has inspired me to get more into the history of music and rock ‘n’ roll. As Glenn Altschuler reveals in All Shook Upthe rise of rock ‘n roll–and the outraged reception to it–in fact can tell us a lot about the values of the United States in the s, a decade that saw a great struggle for the control of popular culture. Related articles in Google Scholar.

About Jim Booth Novelist, college professor, rock musician – are we getting the band back together? Alschuler’s book, written as part of the Pivotal Moments in American History series, present rock and roll’s birth, from Alan Freed, from Sun Studios, from altschulerr Mississippi Delta and how it burst onto the post-WWII scene and changed American culture and society forever.

Altschuled and try again. Altschuler in this book is to be ready for change. I thought the highlights of this book were Altschuler’s chapters on “Race” and “Sexuality. In other words, Professor Altschuler is more interested in the effects of rock and roll on American culture glfnn in rock and roll itself.

This site uses cookies. Altschuler surveys the birth and growth of rock and roll, concentrating on the years from to Another great aspect of this work is the examination of the payola scandals and trials. For instance, the birth of rock coincided with the Civil Rights movement and brought “race music” into many white homes for the first time. Oxford University Press, To the degree that this serves as a sincere manifesto for the music, and in a culture that in glfnn characterized by moral anarchy, one has to wonder whether we should be happy about the long-term results.

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References to this book America in White, Black, and Gray: He writes not only of the rock ‘n’ roll music, but also the problems that America faced with it. I still have it five years later and flip through it from time to time. In addition, rock xhook romance and sex, rattled the reticent by pushing sexuality into the public arena, and mocked deferred gratification and the obsession with work of men in gray flannel suits. Clark did survive the payola investigations, of course.

It was a pretty good read for a school book.

All Shook Up: How Rock ‘n’ Roll Changed America

My library Help Advanced Book Shoook. As Rock mutated it would serve the rebellious undercurrent of 50s and 60s teens and blend with the Civil Rights movement, anti-war movement A fairly strong critique of the cultural influence of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Smoking Typewriters John McMillian. It is another item on the list that made the s such a significant decade.

Rock ‘n roll seemed to be everywhere during the decade, exhilarating, influential, and an outrage to those Americans intent on wishing away all forms of dissent and conflict.

As teens were buying and listening to rock ‘n’ roll albums from both white and black artists, adults were seeking ways to crush out this phenomenal music movement. Academic Skip to main content.

I really enjoyed this book. In his testimony to the subcommittee, Clark searched for space between the Scylla of self-incrimination and the Charybdis of non-cooperation. A bit predictable, but Rock ‘n roll seemed to be everywhere during the decade, exhilarating, influential, and an outrage to those Americans intent on wishing away all forms of dissent and conflict. Other books in the series. As vibrant as the music itself, All Shook Up reveals how rock ‘n roll challenged and changed American culture and laidthe foundation for the social upheaval of the sixties.

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This brief and well-meaning study of the music’s sociological impact from the early s through the early s-the work of such artists as Elvis Presley and Chuck Berry-is surprisingly flat, given the still-exciting quality of the music itself. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Richard Aquila; Glenn C. America in TV Guide analyzes “the emergence of rock and roll as a cultural phenomenon” by reviewing all the standard truisms about the music, which makes the book seem like it was written by a committee of rock critics.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It’s like the editor told him to keep the book under pages, so once he hit page and realized he wasn’t into the 60s yet, he wrapped up quickly. This quote is a good way to demonstrate how people were not ready for change. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: