Bands That Rock!

Filled with full-color images, fascinating personal facts, and engaging narratives, this set pulls the reader right into the fast life and high times of the classic bands that have rocked radios and stages since the 1970s. Students will learn about each member before the band, how the individuals came together, the inspiration behind their greatest hits, trials and tribulations, breakups and reunions, and where they are now. The series also explores major events and culture shifts at the time of the band's fame, how they used entertainment to share social messages with their fans around the world, and their lasting influence on today's society. Features include: High-interest topic that is sure to engage and entertain students. Aligns with national arts standards, particularly the anchor standard of Responding, which involves learning to perceive and analyze artistic work. Detailed Timelines, Discographies, Chapter Notes, and Further Reading sections offer in-depth information and additional resources for study.

  • Spring 2019
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    Aerosmith

    Aerosmith

    Jeff Burlingame
    Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton, Brad Whitford, and Joey Kramer, in the early 1970s, these five young men from diverse backgrounds came together to form Aerosmith, a blues-tinted hard rock band that eventually would become known as one of the greatest rock-and-roll bands in history...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978503465
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    Led Zeppelin

    Led Zeppelin

    Michael A. Schuman
    Led Zeppelin rocketed to fame in 1969 with their first album, simply titled Led Zeppelin, and the band's name has since been synonymous with the best rock and roll ever recorded. Their iconic "Stairway to Heaven" is regarded as one of rock and roll's most influential songs...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978503496
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    Pink Floyd

    Pink Floyd

    Laura Stassi
    Tapping into the harmony as well as the discord of the creative process, Pink Floyd was a pioneer in producing concept albums and including pyrotechnics in live performances. Full-color images, fascinating personal facts, and engaging narratives will pull the reader right into the trials and triumphs of Pink Floyd, who even after losing founding member and creative genius Syd Barrett, sold more than two hundred million albums, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and inspired legions of musical performers, including David Bowie and Queen...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978503502
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    Queen

    Queen

    Michelle Lhooq
    As one of the flashiest, most captivating rock bands of the 1970s and 1980s, Queen quickly became one of the most beloved rock bands in the world. This biography explores the lesser-known parts of their story, such as their early days as a student band, as well as the formative years leading to their global explosion...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978503519
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    The Clash

    The Clash

    Brian J. Bowe
    Punk rock innovators the Clash were the first group to bring this style of high-energy music to the top of the charts. Their songs were explosive acts of defiance that combined the sounds of rockabilly, reggae, funk, and hip-hop...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978503472
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    The Grateful Dead

    The Grateful Dead

    Michele C. Hollow
    Onstage and offstage, the Grateful Dead ran their band on their own terms. Each concert was different from the last, and their fans loved them for it. Many of the band's songs were autobiographical, and their fans could relate to life's ups and downs, which included drug and alcohol addiction, death of band members, illness, and breakups of personal relationships...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978503489
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