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Washington rock and roll

Mark Opsasnick

Washington rock and roll

a social history

by Mark Opsasnick

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Fort Center Books in Riverdale, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington Region
    • Subjects:
    • Rock music -- Washington Region -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mark Opsasnick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3534 .O68 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination120 p. ;
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL714648M
      ISBN 10096550171X
      LC Control Number97095028
      OCLC/WorldCa39339040

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