the history of rock & roll in a nutshell (300 words or less)

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THE NUTSHELL IS THIS: rock & roll has had two golden eras, both times when the artists took con­trol of the music and its di­rec­tion and led the way. But that’s not the norm for pop­ular music: the norm is for busi­nessmen in the form of owners, Artists & Reper­toire (A&R) men, and other “bean-counters” to say what’s so. [Continue reading]