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Red Rock introduces readers to all facets of Chinese rock: the key players, the most influential bands and the moments that have defined the post-Mao generations. From pivotal concerts by local legends to controversial visits from international rock superstars, clashes with state censors and government-sponsored rock festivals, this work encapsulates the thrills and frustrations experienced by Chinese rockers.

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Author Jonathan Campbell
English title Red Rock: The Long, Strange March of Chinese Rock & Roll
Publisher Earnshaw Books
Date of publication 2011 exactly on 2011/10/01
ISBN 978-9881998248 (find this book)

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“Jonathan Campbell offers an enthusiastically written history of Chinese rock music... He succeeds in grasping the particular feeling – and meaning – of “yaogun”, which is bound to the Chinese context and “officially” began twenty five years ago. This book is highly recommendable to everybody interested in rock music, China or – even better – both.” - Andreas Steen, author, “Der Lange Marsch des Rock’n’Roll” and numerous articles on yaogun, Aarhus University, DK

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