Digital List Price: $10.99
Kindle Price: $9.99

Save $1.00 (9%)

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Electric Shock: From the Gramophone to the iPhone - 125 Years of Pop Music by [Doggett, Peter]
Kindle App Ad

Electric Shock: From the Gramophone to the iPhone – 125 Years of Pop Music Kindle Edition

See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
New from Used from
Kindle Book

Length: 736 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled

Best Books of the Year
See the Best Books of 2017
Looking for something great to read? Browse our editors' picks for the best books of the year in fiction, nonfiction, mysteries, children's books, and much more.
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Editorial Reviews


"Witty and compelling." —Esquire

"Dauntlessly comprehensive, elegantly parlayed survey of pop’s recorded history." —MOJO

"What Electric Shock imparts . . . is delight and curiosity in the music it chronicles with such pithy vivacity." —Neil Spenser, Guardian

"This magnificent book is highly recommended for anyone with more than a passing interest in popular music over the last century or so." —Alwyn Turner, Literary Review

“This immensely rich and detailed history is a first rate examination of the evolution of popular music.” —Goldmine

"Swiftly covering the decades without ever feeling hurried, Doggett’s sharp, concise analysis places each musical development into historical context.” —Booklist

About the Author

Peter Doggett has been writing about popular music and social and cultural history for more than 30 years. His books include The Man Who Sold the World: David Bowie and the 1970s and You Never Give Me Your Money: The Beatles after the Breakup.

Product details

  • File Size: 6341 KB
  • Print Length: 736 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Digital; UK ed. edition (August 27, 2015)
  • Publication Date: August 27, 2015
  • Sold by: PRH UK
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,721,230 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Customer reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
Share your thoughts with other customers

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Electric Shock: From the Gramophone to the iPhone – 125 Years of Pop Music
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: Electric Shock: From the Gramophone to the iPhone – 125 Years of Pop Music