TITLE

Rock music's din and decline

AUTHOR(S)
Leo, John
PUB. DATE
May 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;5/30/94, Vol. 116 Issue 21, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Discusses `Hole in Our Soul: The Loss of Beauty and Meaning in American Popular Music,' by Martha Bayles. The book chronicles the descent of pop music into random noise, in-your-face aggression, sadistic sex and all-around nihilism. Examples of early rock musicians such as Jimi Hendrix and Cream's Eric Clapton and how their music compares with the music of the 1990s; Shocking lyrics and album images; Gangsta rap; Effect of the music on society.
ACCESSION #
9405257533

 

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