The New Rock 'n' Roll: The A-Z of Rock in the '80s

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1983. First American Edition, preceded by the UK edition published the same year by Omnibus Press. Heavily photo-illustrated throughout, in both black and white and color. Scarce.

Comprehensive biographical dictionary of late seventies and early eighties rock, punk, punk-post, and new waves acts. Written by two Australian music journalists, centered primarily on the UK scene, including numerous ska, reggae, and R&B influenced acts, as well was essays on the Japanese and Australian post-punk scene.

Very Good plus in oversized perfect-bound wrappers.

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