Popular Music Studies: Select I

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John Shepherd, David Horn, Dave Laing, Peter Wicke, Paul Oliver
Bloomsbury Academic, 1997 - Music - 450 pages
From advertising to zydeco, this volume provides a guide to scholarly literature on the popular music of the world. It covers non-biographical aspects of the field, including genres, the industry, social and cultural contexts, musical practices, geographical locations and theory and method.

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Contents

Cabaret
21
Cowboy Songs
34
Girl Groups
44
Hootenanny and Singalong
50
Influences
71
Klezmer
75
Motown
81
Muzak
88
SOCIAL AND CULTURAL CONTEXTS
170
MUSICAL PRACTISES
241
Music Analysis and Theory
245
LOCATIONS
275
Eastern and SouthEastern Europe
296
Latin America
304
THEORY AND METHOD
371
AUTHOR INDEX
385

Reggae
94
THE INDUSTRY
139
SUBJECT INDEX
425
Copyright

About the author (1997)

John Shepherd is Chancellor's Professor of music and sociology, and Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research at Carleton University, ON. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

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