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THE BOOK THAT WILL SAVE ROCK AND ROLL

Rock music, rock and roll, rock & roll, rock&roll, rock n roll, rocknroll, rock 'n roll, rock 'n' roll, rock n' roll, rock'nroll, rock'n'roll, rockn'roll book, novel, a book about rock music, a novel about rock music, a fiction novel about rock music, rock music country of the future, Rocklantia is a rock 'n' roll country, a rock and roll nation: Rocklantia. In the future, there will be a rock n roll nation-state named Rocklantia. Rocklantia: the rockin'-est place on Earth.

Elvis, Little Richard, Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Johnny Cash would've loved to have visited Rocklantia. Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, B.B. King, Everly Brothers, Richie Valens, Big Bopper, the Righteous Brothers, Bill Medley, Bobby Hatfield, the Beach Boys, Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Murry Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, and David Marks would dig Rocklantia. Waylon, Buck Owens, the Beatles, the Silver Beatles, the Quarrymen, Johnny and the Moondogs, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo, George Harrison, Pete Best, and the entire the British invasion would have a great time in Rocklantia. The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Glimmer twins, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, Brian Jones, Mick Taylor, Ronnie Wood, the Kinks, Ray Davies, Dave Davies, the Who, Pete Townsend, Roger Daltry, and Keith Moon would appreciate Rocklantia. Paul Revere and the Raiders, Led Zeppelin, John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, John Bonham, Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Steven Stills, Neil Young would have a great time in Rocklantia. Aerosmith, Sweet, the Sweet, Rick Derringer, the Bee Gees, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Andy Gibb, Ten Years after, and Woodstock would throw a party in Rocklantia. Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, Starship Fantasy, Electric Light Orchestra, Jeff Lynne, David Bowie, Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars would visit Rocklantia frequently. Elton John, Gary Glitter, Ziegfried and Roy, Las Vegas performers, and Adam Ant would frequent Glamville; a municipality in Rocklantia.

Decca Records, Brunswick Records, Capitol Records, EMI, and Apple Records would all establish a location in Rocklantia.

The popular guitars of the rock era: Fender, Stratocaster, telecaster, Fender precision bass, Fender P, Gibson Les Paul, Les Paul Jr., Gibson Flying V, Gibson 335, Gibson 400, Gibson jumbo acoustic, and Gretsch would all be produced in Rocklantia.

Clips from the Ed Sullivan Show, the Steve Allen Show, the Smothers Brothers, the Mike Douglas Show, the Buck Owens Show, the Buck Owens Ranch Show, Hee Haw, and the Dick Cavett Show would air regularly in Rocklantia.

A book about the future of rock music, Rocklantia, delves into the question of whether or not rock will survive in the future. An oppressive government agency, the Ministry of Song, works to limit and control the freedom of composers to write rock music. A surfer surf-guitar player named Riff and his popster pink-haired girlfriend Bubblegum fight against the Ministry of Song to restore freedom to rocklantia. Rocklantia is a rock music country surrounded by nations of other western-hemisphere music genres: jazz, folk, hip hop, rhythm and blues, blues, rap, pop, C&W (country & Western music).


...would you go?

If rock 'n' roll were a place...