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Introduction: Days in the Life of Rock ‘n’ Roll in St. Pauli

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

...On most any night in the 1960s, groups of young women and men made their way to Hamburg’s St. Pauli district, their destination the Star Club or one of the other nearby music venues. To get there they might walk through the small Chinatown...

Garage Rock

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

Encyclopedia Articles

...‘Garage’ is a troublesome but indispensable adjective in both the history and criticism of rock. Widely and almost promiscuously used, its meanings float uneasily between the literal and the metaphorical. In its original sense ‘garage band’...

The Beatles

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...One of the most famous quartets in the history of rock and roll music, the Beatles provided an experimental roadmap for acts on either side of the Atlantic and released a series of era-defining records. In March 1957, John Lennon formed...

Bulgaria

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

The Continuum International, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 7,517,973 (2003) Bulgaria is located in the southeastern part of Europe in the heart of the Balkan Peninsula, north and south of the Balkan Mountains (Stara Planina). Situated at a key crossroads between...

Jovem Guarda

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Jovem Guarda (Young Guard) was a musical and cultural movement of great importance in Brazilian rock in the 1960s. The essential feature that defined the movement was the appropriation of rock ’n’ roll and the integration of electric...

Adelaide

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,107,986 (2001) Adelaide is sited beside the River Torrens on Gulf Saint Vincent, and its origins as a free settlement with early Protestant Anglo-Saxon and German stock remain visible....

Auckland

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,074,510 (2001) Auckland, New Zealand’s largest metropolitan center, is situated in the northern part of the country. During the nineteenth century, its economy and port were closely linked...

Girl Groups

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

Encyclopedia Articles

...Girl groups were a popular music phenomenon involving pre-teen and teen girls as performers and listeners in the United States in the early to mid-1960s. Most girl groups comprised three to five members, all adolescent and predominantly...