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Electric Shock: From the Gramophone to the iPhone – 125 Years of Pop Music by [Doggett, Peter]

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

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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.

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  • File Size: 5174 KB
  • Print Length: 736 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Digital; 01 edition (August 27, 2015)
  • Publication Date: August 27, 2015
  • Sold by: PRH UK
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #870,625 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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