- 185 Pages
- Released: June 1, 2001
- Originally Released: 2001
- Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Description by OLDIES.com:
Rock 'N' Roll Jews examines the Jewish contribution to the world of rock 'n' roll by such luminaries as Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Carole King, and Lou Reed. This book has us rethink popular music history by outlining the similarities between Tin Pan Alley and rhythm 'n' blues, discussing the complex realtionship between Blacks and Jews, and looking at how that realtionship shaped 20th century American music.