Pick up the pieces : excursions in Seventies music / John Corbett.

Corbett, John, 1963- author.
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2019.
495 pages ; 24 cm

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Rock music -- 1971-1980 -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- 1971-1980 -- History and criticism.
Nineteen seventies.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
1970. The Kinks, "Lola"
Edwin Starr, "War"
James Brown, "Get up (I feel like being a) sex machine"
Black Sabbath, Paranoid
Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band, Lick my decals off, baby
The Stooges, Fun house
The Art Ensemble of Chicago, Les stances à Sophie.
1971. Joni Mitchell, Blue
Michael Hurley & Pals, Armchair Boogie
Harry Nilsson, Nilsson Schmilsson
Webster Lewis and the Post-Pop Space-Rock Be-Bop Gospel Tabernacle Chorus and Orchestra BABY!, Live at Club 7
Curtis Mayfield, "Move on up"
Genesis, Nursey cryme
Derek Bailey, Solo guitar
The Rolling Stones, Sticky fingers.
1972. Lou Reed, Trasnformer
Alice Cooper, "School's out"
Yes, Close to the edge
The Edgar Winter Group, "Frankenstein:
Focus, "Hocus pocus"
The O'Jays, Back stabbers
Julius Hemphill, Dogon A.D.
Nick Drake, Pink moon
Carla Bley, Paul Haines, Escalator over the hill
Todd Rundgren, Something/Anything.
1973. Sun Ra, Space is the place
Al Green, Call me
Marvin Gaye, Let's get it on
Stevie Wonder, "You are the sunshine of my life"
Gal Costa, Índia
Led Zeppelin, Houses of the holy
Sly and the Family Stone, Fresh.
1974. Gram Parsons, Grievous angels
Average White Band, "Pick up the pieces"
William DeVaughan, "Be thankful for what you've got"
The Residents, Meet the Residents
Brian Eno, Taking Tiger Mountain (by strategy)
Dr. Alimantado, "Best dressed chicken in town"
Kraftwerk, Autobahn
Van Morrison, Veedon fleece
John Cale, Paris 1919
Robert Wyatt, Rock bottom
Neil Young, On the beach
Queen, Sheer heart attack
Sparks, Kimono my house.
1975. Parliament, Mothership connection
Van McCoy, "The hustle"
Elton John, "Philadelphia freedom"
Kiss, Alive!
Electric Light Orchestra, Face the music
Bruce Springsteen, Born to run
Bob Dylan, Blood on the tracks
Patti Smith, Horses.
1976. Boston, "Long time"
Aerosmith, Rocks
Bootsy Collins, Stretchin' out in Bootsy's Rubber Band
Fela and Afrika 70, Zombie.
1977. Richard Hell and the Voidoids, Blank generation
Television, Marquee moon
Milford Graves, Bäbi
Fleetwood Mac, Rumours
Ted Nugent, Cat scratch fever
The Clash, The Clash
David Bowie, Low
Suicide, Suicide
Joe McPhee, Tenor
Heart, Little queen
Pink Floyd, Animals.
1978. Van Halen, Van Halen
Elvis Costello, This year's model
James "Blood" Ulmer, Tales of Captain Black
Just what I needed : a Transatlantic art-pop comedy in five acts. Act I : Cheap Trick, Heaven tonight, The Cars, The Cars ; Act II : Wire, Chairs missing ; Act III : No New York, Talking Heads, More songs about buildings and food ; Act IV : XTC, Go 2 ; Act V : Devo, Q : Are we not men? A: We are Devo!, Pere Ubu, The modern dance, MX-80 Sound, Hard attack.
1979. Forty-one 45s
The Fall, Dragnet ; Ramones, "Rock 'n' roll high school"
Ian Dury & the Blockheads, Do it yourself
The Police, Reggatta de blanc ; The Pretenders, Pretenders
Sugarhill Gang, "Rapper's delight"
The Pop Group, Y ; The Slits, Cut
The Raincoast, "Lola".
1980. Grace Jones, Warm leatherette.
Includes index.
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