Whether taking established genres to incredible places, or creating entirely new styles, the 1970s was undoubtedly the golden age of popular music, with supreme ingenuity and inspiration. What’s more, the groups and individual performers who best encapsulated the spirit of those years are still revered. The Rolling Stones, Queen, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd, The Eagles, and others still top the lists of the greatest bands of all time; if they have a live show, fans old and new scramble to see their heroes in action. Featuring interviews with and articles on each of the biggest artists of the period, History of Rock in the 1970s takes an unforgettable journey through the decade, covering the music and how it was made, along with the people behind it. With contemporary content from the archives of NMEand Melody Maker, some of which has not been seen since it first appeared, both the scope of this book and the access to the artists is unparalleled.