April 2004

Rock And Pop Timeline

Thunder Bay Press

  • 5880 Oberlin Drive
  • San Diego , CA

How Music Changed The World Through Five Decades

What guitar, purchased by George Harrison in 1964 was nicknamed “The Beatles’s secret weapon”? In what year did Band Aid record their Christmas single, “Feed The World”? What was the first video ever played on MTV? What rock icon started out life as Reginald Dwight? The answers to these questions and many, many more can be found in a fascinating book titled, abc Rock and Pop Timeline xyz .

Gorgeously illustrated, this book chronicles over forty years of music history, from Elvis to Eminem to just about everyone else in between. The music history is juxtaposed with a healthy dose of world history as well as pop culture. For additional information, fun facts are added throughout. The book is laid out chronologically with each year divided into three-month sections to make it very easy to use.

If you are looking for a more entertaining and colorful way of learning about history or if you are a devoted music aficionado, abc Rock and Pop Timeline xyz is a sure bet. One word of warning though, bring along plenty of time. Once you pick up this book you will not be able to put it down!

Reviewer: Monika Earle, FIDM Library Staff Member