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How Music Changed The Look Of American Youth

Cynthia Rose, The History of Rock, 1982

BY 1962, ROCK'N'ROLL was no longer the pressing issue it had appeared in the days of Teddy Boys and juvenile delinquency. Music had given way to merchandising, and the focus was on clean-cut "teen idols".

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