Any Old Way You Choose it: Rock and Other Pop Music, 1967-1973

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Cooper Square Press, Jan 1, 2000 - Music - 352 pages
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A collection of the early writings of The Village Voices chief music critic. Many believe Christgau invented rock criticism - he applies his intellectual approach to popular music, showing that it is worthy of serious study. He profiles artists as diverse as Frank Zappa and Tom Jones.

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User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

Good selection of Christgau's early writings for the Village Voice and Newsday. Especially interesting for contemporary reviews of albums. I'm used to reading criticism written 10, 20, 30 years after ... Read full review

Review: Any Old Way You Choose It: Rock and Other Pop Music, 1967-1973

User Review  - Brad - Goodreads

A great collection of columns from the Village Voice and elsewhere by one of the founders of serious pop criticism. Read full review

Contents

A Counter in Search of a Culture l
1
Anatomy of a Love Festival 12 Columns
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Consumer Guide 1
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Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Robert Christgau is chief music critic for The Village Voice and a contributing writer for Rolling Stone.

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