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Living Through Pop

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Description

In 1956 many people thought rock n' roll was a passing fad, yet over forty years later, pop music is more than ever, a part of contemporary culture, reinventing itself for successive generations. Popular music embraces its own history, with musicians from every genre routinely sampling the sounds of the past. Living Through Pop explores pop's history, and the ways in which it has been produced by musicians, broadcasters, critics and fans. In discussing this complex relationship between the past and the present, the contributors investigate signficant moments in music history, from the Rolling Stones and the Velvet Underground to the Sex Pistols and the Verve, from drum n' bass to European extreme techno, and from French rap culture to the Spice Girls.

Author Biography

Andrew Blake is Head of the School of Cultural Studies at King Alfred's College, Winchester.
Release date NZ
July 22nd, 1999
Contributor
Edited by Andrew Blake
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
2 Tables, black and white
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
192
Dimensions
156x234x12
ISBN-13
9780415161992
Product ID
1679037

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