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  Lillian Roxon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lillian Roxon (1932-1973) was a noted Australian journalist and author.
Linda McCartney (then Linda Eastman) was one of Roxon's closest female friends and she did much to further Eastman's career, but the friendship ended abruptly in 1969 when Eastman moved to London, married Paul McCartney and cut all ties with all her former friends, a move which wounded Roxon deeply.
Lillian Roxon died at the age of 41 on 10 August 1973, after suffering a severe asthma attack in her New York apartment.
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 Lillian Roxon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-21)
Lillian Roxon (1932 - 1973) was anoted Australian journalist and author.
Linda McCartney (then Linda Eastman) was one of Roxon's closest female friends and she did much to further Eastman's career,but the friendship ended abruptly in 1969 when Eastman moved to London, married Paul McCartney and cut all ties with all her former friends, a move which wounded Roxon deeply.
During 1968-1969 Roxon was commissioned to write what became the world's first rock encyclopedia, published by Grosset and Dunlap inlate 1969 and the work for which she is best remembered.
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 Lillian Roxon - Freepedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-21)
In the mid-Sixties Roxon became fascinated by pop music and the rise of groups like The Beatles, The Byrds and The Rolling Stones and she began to write regular articles on the subject.
She was without doubt one of the first mainstream journalists to treat popular music with any degree of seriousness and to regard it not as a trivial 'flash in the pan' but as an important social phenomenon.
Roxon also played host to any Australians who visited the city, including The Easybeats and singer Lynne Randell and artists including Clifton Pugh.
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 Lillian Roxon -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-21)
Lillian Roxon (1932-1973) was a noted (A nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony) Australian journalist and author.
She was born Lillian Ropschitz in Savano, (A republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD) Italy.
Roxon also played host to many Australians who visited the city, including (Click link for more info and facts about The Easybeats) The Easybeats and singer Lynne Randell and artists including Clifton Pugh.
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 MILESAGO - Profiles - Lillian Roxon
Lillian Roxon was a noted Australian journalist and author, a pioneer of rock music writing and criticism and author of the world's first encyclopedia of rock.
Lillian began her university education at the University of Queensland, at a time when it was still rare for women to undertake tertiary studies.
Roxon's health declined during the early Seventies as she struggled with her asthma and juggled a haphazard treatment regime, often advised by mail or phone by a doctor friend in Australia, who supplied her with medicines not available in the United States.
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She studied at the University_of_Queensland, where she met and had a brief affair with Zell_Rabin, who gave Lillian her first job in America and who became a key associate of Rupert_Murdoch in the early Sixties.
In the mid-1960s Roxon became fascinated by pop music and the rise of groups like The_Beatles, The_Byrds and The_Rolling_Stones and she began to write regular articles on the subject.
Australian singer Helen_Reddy credits Roxon for her first awareness of the women's_movement and for providing much of the impetus for writing her international hit, "I Am Woman".
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 MILESAGO - Recommended Listening - title
He and Lillian had been lovers for a time at university in Brisbane, and Rabin (then the chief of the Sydney Sun's New York bureau) employed Lillian when she first arrived in New York in 1959, but he died of melanoma in 1966 and his death affected her greatly.
A few years later Roxon fell out in spectacular fashion with two female friends, despite the fact that she did much to promote both of them, and these rifts were a source of great unhappiness for her in her last years.
Linda's shutting-out of Lillian -- which Milliken suggests was instigated by the press-wary Paul -- clearly caused Roxon deep distress, and sadly it was a breach that was still unsealed when she died.
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 Lillian Roxon: Mother of Rock And 101 3-5 Stunts
Lillian Roxon: Mother of Rock And 101 3-5 Stunts
Lillian's "Rock Encyclopedia was the first book of its kind and established her as one of America's leading chroniclers of rock culture.
Smart, vibrant and idealistic, she was a trailblazer and an inspiration--a woman who encouraged others to follow the new paths she opened up.
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 Lillian Roxon: Mother Of Rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-21)
Lillian Roxon thrived during New York City's turbulent 1960s as a journalist, author, and popular figure at Max's Kansas City, the haunt of memorable personalities ranging from Janis Joplin to Andy Warhol.
Rock'n'roll was a singular part of it all, and Lillian wrote about it and its culture for numerous publications with a passion and insight that culminated in her classic Rock Encyclopedia (1969), which earned her the recognition she deserved.
Australian journalist Milliken (No Conceivable Injury) tells Roxon's story with honesty and compassion-her family's emigration from a troubled Europe, her bohemian years in Australia, her early tabloid experience, her career as rock music critic in New York-offering a vivid depiction of the eventful but all-too-brief life of this independent, freethinking, and talented woman.
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 Bulletin - Books: Lillian Roxon - Mother of Rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-21)
Or maybe it was a little smart-arse with a small stud – all moods emerged as Lillian laboured frantically over the final proofs of her landmark rock music encyclopedia, published later that year.
Milliken captures Roxon’s many facets, her underlying insecurity, her talent and wit, but allows her most enduring trait to shine through.
Lillian, Aug. 1969 (a bad summer).” It was the best of my life.
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 Lillian Moller Gilbreth - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Lillian Moller Gilbreth
Lillian Moller Gilbreth - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Lillian Moller Gilbreth.
Lillian Moller Gilbreth (May 24, 1878 - January 2, 1972) was one of the first working female engineers and PhD.
She and her husband Frank Bunker Gilbreth were pioneers in the field of industrial engineering.
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 Lillian Roxon - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Lillian Roxon
Lillian Roxon - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Lillian Roxon.
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 MILESAGO - Industry - name
One of its most notable staffers was renowned rock writer and journalist Lillian Roxon, who wrote for the magazine for several years in the mid-1950s before moving to New York.
According to Roxon's biographer, Robert Milliken, Weekend had a fairly bad reputation in "polite society" -- it was considered very "downmarket" and often featured lurid stories, often with sexual overtones.
Roxon's mother was horrified by the idea of her daughter working for such a publication and reportedly concealed the fact from friends and family.
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 Redback Rock :: Lillian Roxon- Mother Of Rock
Aussie expat Lillian Roxon is right in the thick of it, one of the most influential music writers of the time.
Lillian was a feminist before we had that word in popular or academic lexicon.
At a time when there were few women journalists - and fewer given assignments outside the social pages - she pursued the career she wanted, charming fearsome editors and winning fans.
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 In Their Own Write
Lisa Robinson:: There were just a few women writing about rock music: Lillian Roxon, who wrote Roxon's Rock Encyclopedia and was an Australian running the U.S. office of the Sydney Morning Herald before she went to the Daily News, and Gloria Stavers, who did 16 magazine.
Richard Meltzer: Roxon's Rock Encyclopedia was the first even half non-worthless grocery listing of all that shit, which compared to the junk Rolling Stone puts out, you'd have to admit reads extremely well.
She had been part of this very cool scene in Sydney with a bunch of beatniks which included Richard Neville and was a very beautiful woman who got hugely fat because she was mis-prescribed cortisone spray to treat her asthma.
www.rockcritics.com /features/paulgorman.html   (1271 words)

Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was the author of one of the most influential books on rock & roll, the ROCK ENCYCLOPEDIA, as well as being one of the first writers to treat rock music as a serious art form.
Beginning her career as a journalist in Sydney in the 1950s, she became the New York correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald in 1962, just in time to report on the rapid rise of pop culture in '60s America.
She championed the music of the Byrds and the Doors, as well as the early women's liberation movement, and was also one of the first chroniclers of the mid-'60s New York musical and social scene that revolved around figures like Andy Warhol and Lou Reed.
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 Amazon.fr : Livres en anglais: Lillian Roxon: Mother Of Rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-21)
Lillian Roxon's Rock Encyclopedia (1969) remains a remarkable overview of the 1960s record industry, thanks to Roxon's consuming love for rock and roll and her fresh, colloquial style.
Roxon's first love died at 22, and two other central male figures in Roxon's life also died at early ages.
Roxon took revenge by slaughtering Eastman and McCartney in print, but this approach, born of personal rejection and pain, wasn't typical, and Milliken cites plenty of Roxon's balanced, compassionate pieces.
www.amazon.fr /exec/obidos/ASIN/1560256710   (591 words)

 Lillian Roxon: Mother of Rock by Robert Milliken, Lillian Roxon (Hardcover Edition): Bookhills.com
Lillian Roxon is the undisputed godmother of rock journalism.
Audacious, independent and fiercely intelligent, she cut her teeth as a reporter in the lively world of 1950's Sydney tabloid journalism.
Twenty-five years after her tragic death, she was termed the Mother of Rock, but was more than this.
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Lillian Roxon was most famous as one of the first rock critics to reach a wide audience.
She was an unusual and somewhat tragic figure -- older than the great majority of both the musicians she was writing about and the other early rock writers, and also given to workaholic behavior, a somewhat unhappy personal life, and weight and health problems that contributed to her death in the early 1970s.
Roxon actually came to rock criticism fairly late in her professional career; she was in her mid-thirties by the time she was making a mark in the still-infant discipline, and had already worked for quite some time as a journalist who didn't specialize in music.
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 Lillian Roxon - Welcome to Lillian, Alabama..   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-21)
Welcome to Lillian Alabama, containing a calendar of events, business and church directory, general information Welcome to Lillian, Alabama on beautiful Perdido Bay This page uses frames, but your browser...
Lillian Stewart Carl writes contemporary mysteries (romantic suspense) with historical elements, also fantasy novels (rooted in mythology) and science fiction.
Born in Waterville, Maine, Lillian "Lill" Morris (or Big Lill to some) currently lives in Loveland, Ohio, which is north of Cincinnati.
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 Beit Midrash Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-21)
Lillian Roxon was one of Australia’s most famous journalists.
She became “Queen of the New York Rock Scene” in the 1960s and wrote the world’s first rock music encyclopaedia.
Lillian arrived in Australia from Italy with her Jewish family at the outbreak of World War II and grew up to become one of most brilliant expatriates.
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 The Essential Buffalo Springfield 1966
But Lillian Roxon called Stills' song the first attempt at country-rock.
Lillian Roxon commented: "The first LP was less than spectacular.
It was the old story of an essentially 'live' group having to learn what to do in the studio" (Lillian Roxon's Rock Encyclopedia.
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 Lillian Roxon: Mother of Rock - SEO Radio Store   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-21)
Audacious, independent, and fiercely intelligent, Lillian Roxon cut her teeth as a reporter in the lively world of 1950s tabloid journalism.
In New York, Lillian was the universally acknowledged queen of Max's Kansas City, one of the greatest nightspots ever.
Linda McCartney confided in Lillian about her first date with Paul; Germaine Greer knocked on her door for a place to stay.
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 I Met The Colonel - Elvis Presley
Below is an article that was written by Lillian Roxon after she met Lee Gordon and the Colonel for breakfast in Hawaii in 1959.
When Elvis Presley sings in Australia next June, chances are the man you buy your programme from at the entrance will be Colonel Tom Parker, his business manager.
Article by Lillian Roxon, September 9, 1959 - Supplied by Bob Hayden.
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 The Making of 'Electric Warrior Free Press' (Part 1)
Meanwhile, she conducted such a relentless campaign at The Record, a major New Jersey newspaper published in Hackensack, that by the time T. Rex played at the Academy of Music, I had more free tickets than I knew what to do with, and I sold them outside the concert hall to strangers!
Lillian Roxon did indeed answer the letter I sent at my mother’s urging, and it turned out that I wasn’t the only young T. Rex fan writing to her.
Through Lillian, I was able to make contact with other Bolan devotees whom I made arrangements to meet outside the Academy of Music in 1972, and I’m proud to tell you that these very same fans are still close friends of mine to this day, a testament to the powerful bonds of T. Rextasy!
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I am acutely aware of the need for defenders and promoters of social justice and law reform to be given the accolades and prominence they deserve in our community and this provides such an opportunity.
I also share with Tim’s family and friends the personal grief of having lost a close relative to asthma - my Aunt Lillian Roxon died of asthma the decade before Tim.
The Lillian Roxon Asthma Foundation has supported research into asthma for the last 30 years.
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 Ed Naha - new and used books
This edition Published by Grosset and Dunlap 1973, hardback updated by Ed Naha and defined as the classic and definitive book on rock including all the stars and groups of the 70's.
The first edition was by Lillian Roxan who died in 1973.The book is in very good condition, no inscriptions.
The dustjacket is also very good, some minor nicks along the edge which are hardly noticeable, not price clipped and clean and bright.
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 Robert Millikin on Lilian Roxon Mother of Rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-21)
You may remember Lillian Roxon ‘the Mother of Rock’, as she was affectionately known, for her seminal Rock Encyclopedia, written before her death in New York in the 1970’s.
Roxon came to Australia in the 1950’s and after spending years in the Australian’ Push’ at Sydney Uni, headed for New York to take up work as the Sydney Morning Herald Journalist before getting into the music journalism for which she became best known.
(Lillian Roxon — Mother of Rock, by Robert Milliken, Pub.
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