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Oh Yes We Can Love: The History of Glam Rock

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Adding glitter, swagger, wit, and drama to the big guitars and pounding drums of 1970s rock, the glam rock revolution brought a new sense of outrage and adventure to pop music after the counterculture burned out at the end of the '60s, and glam paved the way for punk rock, new wave, the New Romantics, electronica, and much more. Oh Yes, We Can Love: The History of Glam Rock is a five-CD set that traces the history of the glam movement, from early rock innovators who helped pave the way for glam (Little Richard, Billy Fury, Vince Taylor), songwriters who predated the attitude if not the sound (Noel Coward, Anthony Newley), and proto-punk influences (the Velvet Underground, the Stooges) to the stars of the glam era (David Bowie, Mott the Hoople, T. Rex, Slade) and the many artists that followed in the wake of glam (Blondie, the Human League, Morrissey, Pulp).

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