Born in the U.S.A.: The Myth of America in Popular Music from Colonial Times to the Present

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University Press of Mississippi, 1991 - Music - 280 pages
Examines the myth of America as reflected in popular music from the time of the Pilgrims through the end of the 1980s

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Born in the U. S. A.: the myth of America in popular music from Colonial times to the present

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The texts of academic treatises on popular culture often trivialize their subjects. Such is the case in this study by Scheurer (humanities, Franklin Univ.), who attempts to explore the mythical image ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
one lb Thee Sing Psalm Wil
16
four Who Shall Rule This
65
eight Theyve All Come to Look
166
ten Born in the U S A
219
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