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The End of the Hamburg Scene

Julia Sneeringer

Julia Sneeringer is Associate Professor of History at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA. She is the author of Winning Women's Votes: Propaganda and Politics in Weimar Germany (2002). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Social History of Early Rock ‘n’ Roll in Germany : Hamburg from Burlesque to The Beatles, 1956-69

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...One night in October 1966, Ian and the Zodiacs played a typical Beat number on the Star Club stage, something they had done dozens of times before. After they finished their song a bearded young writer in a purple shirt and tie stepped...

Nederbeat

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In the first week of June 1964 three of the original Beatles, plus Ringo Starr’s stand-in Jimmy Nicol, visited the Netherlands for the first and last time, playing two live gigs and one recorded television show. As radio DJ Willem van...

’s Gravenhage (The Hague)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 463,750 (2004)’s Gravenhage (The Hague) is situated near the west coast of the Netherlands in the province of Zuid-Holland; its beach resort is Scheveningen, which has lost its former glory and grandeur. The Dutch government...
...The 27 March 2017 cover of The New Yorker magazine testifies to the longevity of the Beats. ‘Shelf Life’ is the name of the piece that graces the issue. Luci Gutiérrez is the name of the artist who did the drawing that depicts a tall...

Fans and Audiences

Julia Sneeringer

Julia Sneeringer is Associate Professor of History at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA. She is the author of Winning Women's Votes: Propaganda and Politics in Weimar Germany (2002). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Social History of Early Rock ‘n’ Roll in Germany : Hamburg from Burlesque to The Beatles, 1956-69

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...Fans line the front of the stage at the Star Club. Reprinted by kind permission of K&K Ulf Krüger oHG Hamburg.A photograph taken from the Star Club stage shows a typical audience circa 1964. Amid a tightly packed crowd, two teenage girls...

The Musicians

Julia Sneeringer

Julia Sneeringer is Associate Professor of History at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA. She is the author of Winning Women's Votes: Propaganda and Politics in Weimar Germany (2002). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Social History of Early Rock ‘n’ Roll in Germany : Hamburg from Burlesque to The Beatles, 1956-69

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...The expanding mass culture that gave rise to St. Pauli’s rock and Beat clubs caused deep consternation among critics who worried it would erase local cultures and turn young people into passive, manipulated consumers.These critiques...

Scotland

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 5,064,200 (2001)Scotland is a country in the northwest of Europe, with around 2,300 miles (3,680 km) of coastline bordering the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the North Sea to the east. Its 30,414 sq miles (78,722 sq km) form...

Hungary

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 9,867,000 (2002) Hungary is situated in the Carpathian basin, in Central Europe. It has borders with Slovakia to the north, România and Ukraine to the east, Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia to the south...

Birmingham

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 2,642,300 (1999) Situated in the West Midlands of England, Birmingham is England’s second-largest city. It emerged as a major industrial center, based on engineering, during the second half of the nineteenth century....

Dublin

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 495,781 (2000) Dublin is the capital of the Republic of Ireland. It is situated in the east, on the Irish Sea coast and is the country’s administrative, cultural and financial center.While...