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Author Edwardson, Ryan, 1974-
Title Canuck rock : a history of Canadian popular music / Ryan Edwardson.
Imprint Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, [2009]
Saint-Lazare, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2010.

Subject Popular music -- Canada -- History and criticism.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 336 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-317) and index.
Contents Introduction: From Rock and Roll in Canada to 'Canadian' Rock and Roll -- 1 Lonely Boys and Wild Girls: Rock and Roll in Canada in the 1950s -- 2 Guess Who?: Beatlemania and the Race to Be British -- 3 From 'Tom Dooley' to 'Mon Pays': Folk Music and the Nation -- 4 'California Dreamin': Why Canadian Musicians Were Not 'Helpless' in the United States, 1965-70 -- 5 'Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out': Psychedelia, Regionalism, and How a Band from the Prairies Had Wheatfield Soul -- 6 'Legislated Radio': Industry, Identity, and the Canadian Content Regulations -- 7 'Oh What a Feeling': Canadian Content and Identity Politics in the 1970s -- 8 'The Nation's Music Station': Television and the Idea of Canadian Music -- 9 'Takin' Care of Business': How Multinationals Underwrote the Canadian Music Industry -- 10 '(Everything I Do) I Do It for You': Bryan Adams and the Waking Up the Neighbours Controversy -- Conclusion.
Summary An invaluable resource and an absorbing read, Canuck Rock spans from the emergence of rock and roll in the 1950s through to today's international recording industry.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
ISBN 9781442697492 (electronic bk.)
1442697490 (electronic bk.)
9780802099891 (bound)
9780802097156 (pbk.)
0802097154 (pbk.)
OCLC # 759157458
Additional Format Print version: 9780802099891