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1 Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton, Last Night a DJ Saved My Life: The History of the Disc Jockey (New York: Grove Press, 1999), 20-21.
2 Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton, Last Night a DJ Saved My Life: The History of the Disc Jockey (New York: Grove Press, 1999), 20-21.
3 Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton, Last Night a DJ Saved My Life: The History of the Disc Jockey (New York: Grove Press, 1999), 20-21.
4 Robert Palmer, Dancing in the Street (London: BBC Books, 1996), 18-20.
5 Robert Palmer, Dancing in the Street (London: BBC Books, 1996), 18-20.
6 For more information, see Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, Ohio, http://www.rockhall.com, accessed 9 January 2009.
7 For more information, see Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, Ohio, http://www.rockhall.com, accessed 9 January 2009.
8 For more information and many terrific stories about the earliest stages of rock and roll see Robert Palmer, Dancing in the Street (London: BBC Books, 1996).
9 For more on the history of the electric guitar, check out Christopher Joyce, "The Electric Guitar," npr.org, 12 August 2002, http://www.npr.org/programs/morning/features/patc/electricguitar/, accessed 9 January 2009.
10 Robert Palmer, Dancing in the Street (London: BBC Books, 1996), 18.
11 PMRC quoted in Donnie Radcliffe, "Mothers' Group Wants Prince to Clean Up His Act," The Washington Post, 23 April 1985, E2.
12 For more on the PMRC plan see Michael Cieply, "Records May Soon Carry Warnings That Lyrics Are Morally Hazardous," Wall Street Journal, 31 July 1985, 21, and Eric Nuzum. Parental Advisory: Music Censorship in America (New York, 2001), 22.
13 For details on the MIAA film rating system, see the Motion Picture Association of America's website, http://www.mpaa.org/Ratings_HowRated.asp, accessed 9 January 2009.
14 John Denver quoted in United States Senate, Record Labeling: Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session on Contents of Music and the Lyrics of Records, 19 September 1985), http://www.joesapt.net/superlink/shrg99-529/, accessed 9 January 2009.
15 Dee Snider quoted in United States Senate, Record Labeling: Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session on Contents of Music and the Lyrics of Records, 19 September 1985), http://www.joesapt.net/superlink/shrg99-529/, 9 January 2009.
16 Frank Zappa, The Real Frank Zappa Book (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999), 272.
17 Michael Cieply, "Records May Soon Carry Warnings That Lyrics Are Morally Hazardous," Wall Street Journal, 31 July 1985, 21.
18 For more on Elvis Presley, see The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, http://www.rockhall.com/inductee/elvis-presley.
19 For more on Bob Dylan, see The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame online, http://www.rockhall.com/inductee/bob-dylan.
20 See more on Black Sabbath, the group and the story of its name, in The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum, http://www.rockhall.com/inductee/black-sabbath.
21 Pete Bishop, "Group on TV violence is not amused by music videos," Chicago Tribune, 25 January 1985.
22 Pete Bishop, "Group on TV violence is not amused by music videos," Chicago Tribune, 25 January 1985.
23 Frank Zappa, The Real Frank Zappa Book (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989).
24 Sam Phillips quoted in Robert Palmer, Dancing in the Street (London: BBC Books, 1996), 25.
25 Bob Dylan quoted in Studs Terkel, And They All Sang: Adventures of an Eclectic Disc Jockey (New York: New Press, 2005), 205.
26 Bob Dylan quoted in Studs Terkel, And They All Sang: Adventures of an Eclectic Disc Jockey (New York: New Press, 2005), 211.
27 Bob Dylan quoted in Studs Terkel, And They All Sang: Adventures of an Eclectic Disc Jockey (New York: New Press, 2005), 235-236.
28 Bob Dylan quoted in Studs Terkel, And They All Sang: Adventures of an Eclectic Disc Jockey (New York: New Press, 2005), 240.
29 Grace Slick quoted in Andrew Tyler, "Growing Old Gracefully," NME, 14 June 1980.
30 Patti Smith quoted in Lucy O'Brien, She Bob: The Definitive History of Women in Rock, Pop, & Soul (New York, Penguin Books, 1995), 111.
31 Little Richard quoted in Robert Palmer, Dancing in the Street (London: BBC Books, 1996), 17.
32 United States Senate, Record Labeling: Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session on Contents of Music and the Lyrics of Records, 19 September 1985), http://www.joesapt.net/superlink/shrg99-529/.
33 Frank Zappa, The Real Frank Zappa Book (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999), 264.
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