Guitar Rock was a volume series issued by Time-Life during the mids, spotlighting rock music —in particular, hard rockclassic and album-oriented rock of the s through early s. Much like Time-Life's other series chronicling popular music, volumes in the "Guitar Rock" series covered a specific time period, including two-year spans in some volumes and different parts of the decade for instance, the early s in others.
Each volume was issued on a compact disc or cassette. Except for two prototype volumes that preceded the series proper where two CDs or two cassettes were issued in those particular volumesindividual volumes generally contained 18 tracks this varied by one or two tracks per albumand represented the highlighted time period's most popular and noteworthy tracks.
The original Guitar Rock volume was the only one known to be available as a vinyl album. The first volume in the series proper was issued in the summer of and titled Guitar Rock: As was the case with Time-Life's other series, "Guitar Rock" was advertised in television and magazine advertisements.
The series was Norah Jones - Not Too Late by subscription by calling a number ; those who purchased the series in that fashion received a new volume roughly every other month on the format of their choice Drivin Wheel - Mac Sims - Drivin Wheel / Broken Heart , and had the option of keeping the volumes they wanted. Each volume was also offered for individual sale.
When the series was fully issued, a customer could purchase the entire series at once or a group of albums, as packaged by Time-Life as part of a promotionoften at a discounted price. New volumes continued to be issued throughthe final one being a volume covering rock from the first half of the s. Two additional volumes, spotlighting power ballads and edgier pop music of the s, were released in Time-Life continued to offer "Guitar Rock" through the mids decadeafter which it was replaced by other series.
As with many of Time-Life Records' multi-volume releases, the volumes were not issued in a logical, sequential order by date Drivin Wheel - Mac Sims - Drivin Wheel / Broken Heart era of the subject; that is, issuing volumes covering the s before progressing to the s. In I Cant Give You Anything But Love - Nat King Cole - The Trio Recordings Vol.
4 track information section, the volumes will be listed sequentially by era; the following list is the order in which the volumes were released. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. May Categories : Time—Life albums Rock compilation albums. Hidden categories: Orphaned articles from May All orphaned articles.
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