Play it Again: Cover Songs in Popular Music

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2010 - Music - 267 pages
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The cover phenomenon in popular culture may be viewed as a postmodern manifestation in music as artists revisit, reinterpret and re-examine a significant cross section of musical styles, periods, and genres. This book features a collection of critical perspectives on many facets of cover songs in popular music.
 

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This collection suffers a bit from the “dancing about architecture” problem, especially in the beginning and ending essays. But there were some interesting bits about the ways covers transform, or don ... Read full review

Contents

A Collage and Chronicle
11
Song Assimilation Through
43
The Cover Song as Historiography Marker of Ideological
77
Emergent Authenticity in a Japanese Popular
99
Past as Prelude
127
GENDER IDENTITY
137
Bob Dylan
177
A Case of Collegiate A Cappella
191
Will Pop Eat Itself?
205
Commerce and Credibility
223
Stereophony
243
Index
265
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