Rebels Wit Attitude

by Iain Ellis

Rebels Wit Attitude

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In Rebels Wit Attitude, music writer Iain Ellis throws a spotlight on the history of humour in rock music, and its use as a weapon in the anti-establishment rebellion. Discussing the work of iconic figures as diverse as Chuck Berry, Bob Dylan, Lou Reed, the Beastie Boys and Madonna, Ellis reveals how issues of politics, ethics, race and gender, among others, have energised their expressions of rock and humour. Rebels Wit Attitude is an entertaining look at some of the greatest rebels in American rock culture and a fascinating history of humour and dissent.
About the book

In Rebels Wit Attitude, music writer Iain Ellis throws a spotlight on the history of humour in rock music, and its use as a weapon in the anti-establishment rebellion. Discussing the work of iconic figures as diverse as Chuck Berry, Bob Dylan, Lou Reed, the Beastie Boys and Madonna, Ellis reveals how issues of politics, ethics, race and gender, among others, have energised their expressions of rock and humour. Rebels Wit Attitude is an entertaining look at some of the greatest rebels in American rock culture and a fascinating history of humour and dissent.