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Stomp and Swerve: American Music Gets Hot, 1843–1924 by [Wondrich, David]
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Length: 176 pages Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled Page Flip: Enabled
Age Level: 9 and up Grade Level: 4 - 6

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"A cool book . . . bringing alive the deepest roots of American rock, R&B and rap." -- Discoveries

"A hot book about hot music . . . with a rare ear for its subject." -- Seattle Weekly

"A lovingly written account." -- Esquire

"Appealingly irreverent." -- Chicago Reader

"Entertaining and engaging" -- Library Journal

"Groundbreaking." -- Robert Christgau, The Believer

"Highly logical and entertaining . . . No other author has done a better job of putting all the pieces together." -- The New York Sun

"Music book of the year? Probably Stomp and Swerve." -- Austin American–Statesman

"Saucy." -- The Village Voice

"Wondrich’s own passion is infectious enough to make the reader retrieve the old marching band horn from the attic." -- Shepherd Express


"A lovingly written account."

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2211 KB
  • Print Length: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Chicago Review Press; 1 edition (1 Aug. 2003)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005HF4D3S
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,149,507 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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