By Chris Epting
In Led Zeppelin Crashed right here: The Rock and Roll Landmarks of North America, popular culture historian Chris Epting takes you on a trip throughout North the United States to the precise destinations the place rock and roll background used to be made. Epting has compiled approximately six hundred rock and roll landmarks, combining ancient details with minutiae, images, and behind the curtain lore, all with the keenness of a real rock and roll devotee. No different ebook promises such an intensive checklist of rock and roll landmarks—from beginnings (the website the place Elvis acquired his first guitar), to endings (the resort the place Janis Joplin died), and every little thing in among. The rowdiest and the main gifted rockers are all featured, with sidebars on musical greats like Bob Dylan, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and U2. And, in fact, you’ll research all in regards to the notorious “Riot residence” at the sundown Strip the place Led Zeppelin “crashed.”
Led Zeppelin Crashed the following: The Rock and Roll Landmarks of North America is an enjoyable and rollicking highway map throughout the complete heritage of rock and roll!
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