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The history of rock and roll by Sharon MacGougan

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Published by Briarwood Publishing in Richmond, B.C .
Written in English


  • Rock music -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Sharon MacGougan and Brian Holtan ; illustrated by Brian Holtan.
ContributionsHoltan, Brian, 1946-
LC ClassificationsML3534 .M23 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination164 p. :
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18541338M
ISBN 100969507305

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