The Poetry of Rock
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The Poetry of Rock The Golden Years by David R. Pichaske

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Published by Ellis Press .
Written in English


  • History & Criticism - General,
  • 20th Century American Poetry,
  • Rock Music,
  • Music

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8387876M
ISBN 100933180179
ISBN 109780933180178

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