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Walls Come Tumbling Down : Rock Against Racism, 2 Tone, Red Wedge (Hardcover) (Daniel Rachel)

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Walls Come Tumbling Down charts the pivotal period between 1976 and 1992 that saw politics and pop music come together for the first time in Britain's musical history; musicians and their fans suddenly became instigators of social change, and the political persuasion of musicians was as important as the songs they sang. Through the voices of campaigners, musicians, artists and politicians, Daniel Rachel follows the rise and fall of three key movements of the time: Rock Against Racism, 2 Tone, and Red Wedge, revealing how they all shaped, and were shaped by, the music of a generation. Composed of interviews with over 150 of the key players at the time, this book is a fascinating, polyphonic and authoritative account of those crucial 16 years in Britain's history.
Number of Pages: 592
Genre: Music
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Daniel Rachel
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2016
TCIN: 52814035
UPC: 9781447272687
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-3730
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