Understanding Popular Music / Edition 3

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Overview

Written specifically for students, this introductory textbook explores the history and meaning of rock and popular music. Roy Shuker's study provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the production, distribution, consumption and meaning of popular music and examines the difficulties and debates which surround the analysis of popular culture and popular music.

This heavily revised and updated third edition includes:

  • new case studies on the iPod, downloading, and copyright
  • the impact of technologies, including on-line delivery and the debates over MP3 and Napster
  • new chapters on music genres, cover songs and the album canon as well as music retail, radio and the charts
  • case studies and lyrics of artists such as Robert Johnson, The Who, Fat Boy Slim and The Spice Girls
  • a comprehensive discography, suggestions for further reading, listening and viewing and a directory of useful websites.

With chapter related guides to further reading, listening and viewing, a glossary, and a timeline, this textbook is the ideal introduction for students.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415419062
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/2/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Roy Shuker is Associate Professor in Media Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His previous publications include Understanding Popular Music (2nd Edition, 2001) and Popular Music: The Key Concepts (2nd Edition, 2005).

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Table of Contents

Introduction 'What's goin' on?' Studying Popular Music Culture 1. 'Every 1's a winner' Music as a Cultural Industry 2. 'Pump Up the Volume' Music and Technology 3. 'I'm Just a Singer' Making Music and the Success Continuum 4. 'So You Want to be a Rock 'n' Roll Star?' Auteurs and Stars 5. 'Message Understood?' Musical Texts 6. 'Its Just Rock 'n' Roll To Me' Genres, Covers, and the Canon 7. 'Shop Around' Retail, Radio, and the Charts 8. 'U Got the Look' Film, Television and MTV 9. 'On the Cover of the Rolling Stone' The Music Press 10. 'My Generation' Audiences, Fans, and Collectors 11. 'Sound of Our Town' Subcultures, Sounds and Scenes 12. 'We Are the World' State Music Policy, Globalization, and National Identity 13. 'Pushin Too Hard' Moral Panics 14. 'Revolution' Social Change, Conscience Rock, and Identities. Conclusion: 'Wrap It Up': Making Music, Making Meaning Appendix 1: Chapter Song Titles Appendix 2: Musical Analysis Appendix 3: The Album Canon Appendix 4: Discography

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