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Prelude: City Scale

Sarah Hill

Dr Sarah Hill is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Music, Cardiff University, UK and Co-ordinating Editor of Popular Music. She has published work on Welsh-language popular music and cultural identity, progressive rock, and female vocality. A native of Oakland, California and a fluent Welsh speaker, Sarah is also Co-ordinating Editor of Popular Music. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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San Francisco and the Long 60s

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Whether we dig Instant Theater or not doesn’t really matter. What matters is that San Francisco, with its Mime Troupe, Tape Music Center, Contemporary Dancers and far-out Happenings, is becoming...

Getting Back

Kenneth Womack

Kenneth Womack is Professor of English and Dean of the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities & Social Sciences at Monmouth University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Long and Winding Roads : The Evolving Artistry of the Beatles

Bloomsbury Academic, 2007

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...The idea for the so-called Get Back project finds its origins in the wee hours of September 5th, 1968. Having recorded the promotional films for “Hey Jude” and “Revolution” the previous evening, the Beatles had stayed up much of the night...

Dylan From Magic To Poetry

David Boucher

David Boucher is Professor of Political Theory and Head of the School of European Studies at Cardiff University, UK and Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Staffing and Diversity.. He is the Chairman of the Trustees of the Collingwood Society and Director of the Collingwood and British Idealism Centre at Cardiff Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dylan and Cohen : Poets of Rock and Roll

Continuum, 2014

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...“What do you think of Bob Dylan?” The premier songwriter of our generation. Still and always. He happens to be resting. He deserves a rest but have no fear, he will be back with much information and data about repose in the ‘90s....

Loncomeo

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Loncomeo is a vocal musical genre that emerged in the region of Argentine Patagonia, an area comprising the provinces of Neuquén, Río Negro, Chubut, Santa Cruz and Tierra del Fuego. In its original manifestation, the term loncomeo (or...

Onitsha

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 296,004 (1996)Hugging the eastern bank of the Niger River, the Nigerian city of Onitsha is reputed to have the largest popular music market in Africa. Before the Nigerian civil war (1967–70), popular music bands playing live...

Svensktopp

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The word svensktopp (‘Swedish Top’) was established in the early 1960s as a generic term for Swedish middle-of-the-road popular song directed at adult rather than teenage audience segments, thus largely replacing the German term schlager...

Band on the ruins: Meditations on music and motion

Music and the road : Essays on the interplay of music and the popular culture of the American road

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Chicago roots—late ’50s, early ’60s I was a budding high-school beatnik who read Kerouac’s On the Road in 1957, and with my Russian-born partner in crime, Alex, read poetry, frequented jazz clubs, and sowed our version of bohemian...

Guitar-Based Modalities

Robert Toft

Robert Toft holds a PhD in Historical Musicology from King’s College, University of London and has taught at universities in the UK, Ireland, Australia, and Canada. He took the lead role in developing the Popular Music Studies program at The University of Western Ontario, where he is currently Professor of Music. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hits and Misses : Crafting Top 40 Singles, 1963–1971

Continuum, 2011

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...During the 1960s, as the guitar became a pervasive force in popular music, harmonic practices emerged that were based more on the technical proficiency of self-taught guitarists than on traditional principles of harmony. The ease with which...
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...The French singer-songwriter George Brassens developed a unique style through a turbulent time in his country’s history. Born in 1921 on the French Mediterranean coast, Brassens developed a passion for singing as a youth, influenced by his...

Damascus

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 3,000,000 (2002) Damascus is the capital and largest city of Syria. Located in the southwest of the country, Damascus is about 60 miles (97 km) east of Beirut and 200 miles (322 km) south of Aleppo. Modern roadways...