Living Through Pop

Living Through Pop

by Andrew Blake
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415161983

ISBN-13: 9780415161985

Pub. Date: 09/09/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In 1956 many people thought rock 'n' roll was a passing fad, yet over forty years later pop is more than ever a part of contemporary culture, constantly reinventing itself for successive generations. Living Through Pop explores pop's history, examining the ways in which it has been produced by musicians, broadcasters, critics and fans. In discussing the…  See more details below

Overview

In 1956 many people thought rock 'n' roll was a passing fad, yet over forty years later pop is more than ever a part of contemporary culture, constantly reinventing itself for successive generations. Living Through Pop explores pop's history, examining the ways in which it has been produced by musicians, broadcasters, critics and fans. In discussing the complex relationship between the past and the present, the contributors cover a broad range of artists and genres from the Rolling Stones and the Velvet Underground to punk, rap, dance and the Spice Girls.

Contributors include: Time Barnes, Jeremy Gilbert, Steven Hawes, Ben Watson, Imruh Bakari, James Ingham, Rupa Huq, Alexi Munroe and Jude Davies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415161985
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/09/1999
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

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