Rock me on the water : 1974 : the year Los Angeles transformed movies, music, television, and politics /

Los Angeles in 1974 exerted more influence over popular culture than any other city in America. Working in film, recording and television studios, a cluster of transformative talents produced an explosion in popular culture which reflected the demographic, social and cultural realities of a changing...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Brownstein, Ronald (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : HarperCollins, [2021]
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: Magic hour in Los Angeles
  • January: Hollywood's fall and rise
  • February: the republic of rock and roll
  • March: the greatest night in television history
  • April: already gone
  • May: the ballad of Tom and Jane
  • June: from Chinatown to Jerry Brown
  • July: Hollywood's generational tipping point
  • August: the Icarus of Los Angeles
  • September: three roads to revolution
  • October: the (white) boys' club
  • November: breakthrough
  • December: transitions.