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Selects ten songs recorded between 1956 and 2008 that embody rock and roll as a thing in itself--in the story each song tells, inhabits, and creates in its legacy.

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Greil Marcus

Greil Marcus is the author of and (both 2010) , and other books. With Werner Sollors he is the editor of (2009) . In recent years he has taught at Berkeley, Princeton, Minnesota, NYU, and the New School in New York. He lives in Oakland, California.

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