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Dave Marsh &
Kathi Kamen Goldmark:

"The Great Rock 'N' Roll Joke Book"

Rock 'n' roll has become the quintessential American music form in the last half of the twentieth century. Although rock's legendary status is truly well-earned, that doesn't mean it's exempt from scathing barbs and biting jokes. Rock world, brace yourself, here comes your dose: THE GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL JOKE BOOK, by Dave Marsh and Kathi Kamen Goldmark, where no one is spared and everyone is skewered.

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"The Great Rock 'N' Roll Joke Book"

Veteran rock chronicler Dave Marsh has teamed up with Kathi Kamen Goldmark, the founder of the Rock Bottom Remainders -- a group of literary giants who perform in their own rock band -- to look at the humorous side of rock. From guitar players to bass players, drummers to horn players, Marsh and Goldmark go for the musical jugular with biting zingers such as:

The book features an introduction by Roy Blount, Jr., and illustrations by Gretchen Schields. THE GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL JOKE BOOK spares no one in cutting up the cutting edge of music. Grab a copy and at the next party you too can sound like you're with the band.

THE GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL JOKE BOOK is published by St. Martin's Press. You can mail order the book from the Book Passage in Corte Madera, California.

Contributors

Writers:
Dave Marsh
Kathi Kamen Goldmark
Introduction:
Roy Blount, Jr.
Illustrations:
Gretchen Schields

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