Prison rock

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Prison rock (Chinese: 囚歌; pinyin: qiú gē (Mandarin), cau4 go1 (Cantonese)) is music that came after the Northwest Wind trend in mainland China. It was a transitional phase before Chinese rock. These songs tell a story usually from a negative social life experience.[1]


  1. ^ Baranovitch, Nimrod. China's New Voices. University of California press. ISBN 0-520-23450-2

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