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Children of the Revolution
Children of the Revolution

Children of the Revolution

The Glam Rock Story 1970–1975


250 Pages, 6.5 x 9.5

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $29.95 (US $29.95) (CA $39.95)

Publication Date: June 2011

ISBN 9781901447477

Rights: US & CA

Reynolds Hearn (Cherry) (Jun 2011)
Cherry Red Books


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The definitive A to Z guide to a period of pomp, glitz, glamour and parent worrying fashion unlike any other

The definitive A-to-Z guide to a period of pomp, glitz, glamour, and parent-worrying fashion unlike any other Despite its disposable appearance, glam rock has survived and thrived for four decades, and is now viewed as one the best loved and most productive periods for pop music. From the UK, its influence spread and fused with ideas blossoming in Europe and the U.S., spawning artists such as Alice Cooper and Kiss. This book chronicles every band and artist who made a significant impression on the art form, both in its heyday and during its conception and later years. Detailing their output and recording significant events and contributions, it provides a wealth of information on numerous much-loved acts, such as T. Rex, Wizzard, Slade, Bay City Rollers, Mud, Sweet, David Essex, Suzy Quatro, Mott The Hoople, Sparks, Kenny, Spiders from Mars, Alvin Stardust, and hundreds more, ranging from household names to lesser known acts.


“Author Dave Thompson (Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell: The Dangerous Glitter of David Bowie, Iggy Pop, and Lou Reed) knows his glitter, and he leaves no rhinestone unturned, here.â€Ââ€â€

Author Biography

Dave Thompson is the author of more than 100 books, including Cream, Go Phish, Hallo Spaceboy: The Rebirth of David Bowie, I Hate New Music: The Classic Rock Manifesto, London's Burning, Never Fade Away: The Kurt Cobain Story, and Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell.