qRock Movers a Shakers provides career chronologies of every rock group and solo act that have made rock what it is today. Day by day, month by month, data are given for releases, tours, and TV and radio appearances, with a wealth of background biographical material on school, marriages, litigation, and more.q qThe artists included have all made significant contributions to the development of the rock scene - both in their recording careers and more widely. Peak chart positions in both the United States and the United Kingdom are given for singles and albums for every act featured.q qThe most comprehensive reference book of its kind, Rock Movers a Shakers has 608 pages of fascinating insights into the acts that qmade rock happen, q from Abba to ZZ Top, packed with facts and refreshingly free from opinionizing.q--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved1986 Nov  Third Stage, on MCA Records, tops US chart for 4 weeks, as new- look Boston, with Scholz and Delp now joined ... 1987 Feb  We a#39;re Ready hits US #9, restoring Boston to the large-venue US live circuit it attained in the 70s. ... Aug He plays aquot;The Bowie Showboataquot;, a regular Sunday afternoon slot at Marquee club, London, backed by The Buzz and ... Calvin Lee of UK Mercury label at Philips Records has heard Space Oddity and, convinced it will be a hit, offers Bowie aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Rock Movers & Shakers|
|Author||:||Dafydd Rees, Luke Crampton|
|Publisher||:||Abc-Clio Incorporated - 1991|