Yesterday Once More: Digging the 1970s Fifties Revival
Gene Sculatti, Scram, 1 December 2006
ANY GOOD STUDENT of pop-music history knows what happened in the 1970s: The broken bricks from the aesthetic street-fights of the '60s were scooped up and mortared into a new edifice, "rock," which housed art – and prog-rock, heavy metal, sententious singer-songwriters and gray-faced corporate music. Then, in 1976, punk arrived and blew it all up real good, reinvigorating rock 'n roll.
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