Nonfiction Books Clash, The (19)

Clash, The (19)

Clash, The (19)
Item No. EN0621
ISBN-13 978-1-9785-0347-2
Format Library Binding
Subject Nonfiction Music Performing Arts Rock Biography Entertainment Clash
# of Pages 112
Size 6" x 9"
Author Bowe, Brian J.
Reading Interest 7,8,9,10,11,12
Series Bands That Rock!
Publisher Enslow Publishing
Date Published 2019
Dewey Decimal 782.42166092/2--dc23
Guided Reading Level Z
 
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Punk rock innovators the Clash were the first group to bring this style of high-energy music to the top of the charts. Their songs were explosive acts of defiance that combined the sounds of rockabilly, reggae, funk, and hip-hop. This engaging book examines how the group used music, art, and fashion to deliver a strong political message. Through full-color photographs, fascinating direct quotations, and informative sidebars, readers will discover how in the band's short history, the Clash created exciting and brand-new sounds and spoke out against racism and consumerism. Moving beyond hits such as "Rock the Casbah" and "Should I Stay or Should I Go?" this text reveals why some called the group "the only band that matters."