Rock is a broad church united by a passion for all that is vital and dynamic. This edition A Brief History of Rock has been updated for the 21st century and encapsulates the power and the story of one of the most popular styles of music, charting a comprehensive history through the decades. The ultimate survey of guitar-based rock - tracing all genres, from the late 1960s blues-rock boom to '90s blues and R&B, it covers all the essential people, events and developments, giving an informative and thoughtful history, alongside key artists and tracks. Broken down into easily navigable chronological sections, the highly readable text is accompanied by evocative and revealing images. It is a real treat for all rock fans.