Modern Music Study

Most of these titles are appropriate for older students. Parents with concerns should, of course, preview all materials themselves. This blog does not do that.

ROCK AND ROLL

Cambridge Companion to the Beatles by Kenneth Womack

How Capitol Records Got the Beatles by Charles Tillinghast

Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll by Rolling Stone Magazine

HIP HOP and RAP

Hip Hop Wars: What we Talk About When we Talk about Hip Hop and Why it Matters by Tricia Rose

Book of Rhymes: The Poetics of Hip Hop by Adam Bradley [This CAN get reluctant readers into poetry]

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