Roots, Radicals and Rockers
Hardback $39.99 - Faber
Music - Published: 28/Jun/2017 - ISBN: 9780571327744
In a story of jazz pilgrims and blues blowers, Teddy Boys and beatnik girls, coffee-bar bohemians and refugees from the McCarthyite witch-hunt, Bragg explores how skiffle and guitars sparked a revolution in pop music. Emerging from the trad-jazz clubs of the early '50s, skiffle was adopted by kids growing up during the dreary, post-war rationing years , they were Britain's first teenagers, looking for a music of their own in a pop culture dominated by crooners and mediated by a stuffy BBC.
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