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The Problem of Knowing Too Much: Meta-Rock and the Anxiety of Influence

Robert Loss

Robert Loss is an assistant professor in Writing, Literature, and Philosophy at Columbus College of Art and Design, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nothing Has Been Done Before : Seeking the New in 21st-Century American Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...A Reviled Species Emerges—The Meadowlands—Meta-Rock Q: How many indie bands does it take to screw in a light bulb? A: Never mind, you’ve probably never heard of them. Sometimes I let myself think that the hipster was conjured by the Wrens...

Tibetan Diaspora

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: Approximately 130,000 Tibetans live in exile, with the largest concentrations living in India and Nepal (104,000), with 26,000 in other Asia countries, Europe and North America. The Tibetan diaspora began in 1959, when...

Epilogue

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

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...On a cool Sunday evening in October 1986, thousands of fans wended their way through the Grosse Freiheit on a pilgrimage to the Star Club. Their destination, however, was a burned-out shell. Three years earlier a fire of mysterious origin...

The Rock ‘N’ Roll Film Star: Elvis Presley

Julie Lobalzo Wright

Julie Lobalzo Wright is a Teaching Fellow in Film and Television Studies at the University of Warwick. She has published several articles and book chapters on film stardom and popular music and film. She is the co-editor, along with Lucy Bolton, of the BAFTSS winning Best Edited Collection, Lasting Screen Stars: Images that Fade and Personas that Endure (2016). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Crossover Stardom : Popular Male Music Stars in American Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Introduction While it can be argued that Bing Crosby has been forgotten in the contemporary era, Elvis Presley is still ever present in our culture. Contrary to the infamous announcement that would signal the end of his concerts...

Jazz Culture as a Precursor to Rock ‘n’ Roll Culture

Matt Brennan

Matt Brennan is a Chancellor’s Fellow of Music at the University of Edinburgh, UK. He has served as Chair of the UK and Ireland branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM). His is the co-author (with Simon Frith, Martin Cloonan, and Emma Webster) of The History of Live Music in Britain. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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When Genres Collide : Down Beat, Rolling Stone, and the Struggle Between Jazz and Rock

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Ralph Gleason, Jam Session: An Anthology of Jazz (New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1958), 278.Every parent remembers the hysteria attendant on the swing era and the Benny Goodman band whose fans danced in the aisles of the New York Paramount...

Buddy Holly

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...He was one of rock’s first icons, but Buddy Holly’s career was cut short by the 1959 plane crash that killed him, Richie Valens, the Big Bopper, and others. Born in Lubbock, Texas, Holly came from a musical family and performed with his...

Johnny Cash

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...Few artists embody their chosen form to the degree of Johnny Cash. Born in Arkansas in 1932, Cash began singing with his family while working in their farm’s cotton fields. In 1944, Cash’s brother died in a table saw accident and,...
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...Despite not achieving mainstream popularity outside the Francophone world, Johnny Hallyday single-handedly brought rock music into the French market. Hallyday was born in 1943 in Paris, France. His father left the family early on and his...