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Mystery train

Greil Marcus

Mystery train

images of America in rock "n" roll music

by Greil Marcus

  • 66 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGreil Marcus.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,287p. ;
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20784750M
ISBN 100140147209

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  Directed by Jim Jarmusch. With Masatoshi Nagase, Yûki Kudô, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Cinqué Lee. Three stories are connected by /10(K). In his book MYSTERY TRAIN: IMAGES OF AMERICA IN ROCK 'N' ROLL, Greil Marcus presents a profound statement about the beginnings of the genre of rock 'n' roll music. Marcus critiques not only the effect the music had on Americans, but also the effect that America and its condition at that time period.


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Mystery Train was his first book, and came out when he was just It seems very much a young mans book, full of energy and enthusiasm, cocksure in its opinions.

Marcus had the confidence to let it rip in this first book; I dont know I read this book because Dwight Garner—my favorite reviewer at the New York Times[1]—named it as the book /5. “The appearance of Greil Marcus’ first book, Mystery Train, was an explosion as unexpected and indelible as the first records Elvis Presley had cut almost exactly twenty years before.” –Mark Rozzo, Los Angeles Times’ Book Review, Related Articles.

“The appearance of Greil Marcus’ first book, Mystery Train, was an explosion as unexpected and indelible as the first records Elvis Presley had cut almost exactly twenty years before.” –Mark Rozzo, Los Angeles Times’ Book Review, /5(34). out of 5 stars The Mystery on the Train Reviewed in the United States on Decem The Boxcar Children are on their way to San Francisco when they discover that a young woman's porfolio filled with old movie posters has been stolen, and with limited time, they have to find the culprit before the train reaches its destination/5(7).

Mystery Train book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. AMERICA'S TOP TEEN DETECTIVES TEAM UP TRACK DOWN A CRIMINAL MASTERMIN 4/5. Mystery Train might have been important in - most notable in assessing the artistry of Elvis Presley at a time when most publications were ridiculing him - and it might be seen as a seminal text, but it is also riddled with errors.

Most are in the "Notes and Discography" section that takes up more than half the book, and which is /5(24). The book I carried in my backpack was a bruised paperback copy of “Mystery Train,” one I’d picked up in a used-book store. I read it. Mystery Train is a independent anthology film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch and set in Memphis, film is a triptych of stories involving foreign protagonists, unfolding over the course of the same night.

"Far from Yokohama" features a Japanese couple (Youki Kudoh and Masatoshi Nagase) on a cultural pilgrimage, "A Ghost" focuses on an Italian widow Music by: John Lurie. "Mystery Train" is a song written and recorded by American blues musician Junior Parker in Originally performed in the style of a Memphis blues or rhythm and blues tune, it was inspired by earlier songs and later became a popular rockabilly song, as first covered by Elvis Presley, then numerous : 78 rpm record, 45 rpm record.

He is the author of Spirit Cabinet, The Falling Hour, Late Empire, Mystery Train, Glassworks, Icehouse Lights, and Interrogation Palace, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Wojahn is the recipient of four Pushcart Prizes, the William Carlos Williams Book Award, the Carole Weinstein Poetry Prize, the George Kent Memorial Prize, and the Brand: University of Pittsburgh Press.

InGreil Marcus’s Mystery Train changed the way readers thought about rock ’n’ roll and continues to be sought out today by music fans and anyone interested in pop culture. Looking at recordings by six key artists—Robert Johnson, Harmonica Frank, Randy Newman, the Band, Sly Stone, and Elvis Presley—Marcus offers a complex and.

Mystery Train is not simply "a book about rock and roll." It is a work which exists on its own, a work which is both dependent upon and an improvement on the works it discusses and analyzes.

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All seating is pre-assigned. If you would like to be seated with another party, please note it in the ‘additional notes’ section at check out or. About Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock ‘n’ Roll Music, first published in May 5, by New version of ‘Mystery Train’ from The Folio Society.

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Rowling would be a great murder mystery writer. And she is, under the pseudonym. Buy a cheap copy of Mystery Train book by Carolyn Keene. AMERICA'S TOP TEEN DETECTIVES TEAM UP TRACK DOWN A CRIMINAL MASTERMIND NANCY DREW joins some of the best minds in the mystery field to help /5(5).

But Mystery Train is still the best and funniest book ever written about America or its music. Marcus takes a few key artists — Presley, Johnson, Sly Stone, Randy Newman, the Band — as a map.