Bachbeat Books, 2004, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good (ex-library), First
First impression. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 214 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Front endpapers and title pages marked with Library stamps, but very discreetly, spine unmarked, in all other respects in very good condition throughout. In this extensively researched ode to scandal, Peter Blecha recounts the travails of musicians who have dared to air inch. unacceptable inch. topics. Filled with several centuries' worth of raunchy sex ditties, morbid murder ballads, satanic songs, paeans to intoxication and radical political anthems, this book lays the censors' stories bare, and casts a much-needed spotlight on civil liberties and artistic freedom in our post-9/11 world. Highlights the work of hundreds of controversial musicians, including: The Beatles, Ray Charles, the Dixie Chicks, Dylan, Eminem, Billie Holiday, Nirvana, Elvis, Public Enemy, Sex Pistols, Springsteen, Zappa and others. inch. Blecha tells a story of how free we aren't. It's a story every music fan needs to know. inch. - Dave Marsh Quantity Available: 1. Category: Music; ISBN: 0879307927. ISBN/EAN: 9780879307929. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3247.