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Long Live the Dream

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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...Twenty-three seconds.At the end of the Beatles’ career as recording artists, there were twenty-three seconds. But for the Beatles, the end was merely the beginning of something much larger and more lasting. Their days at EMI Studios may...

Conclusion

Stephanie Fremaux

Stephanie Fremaux is Lecturer in the School of Media at Birmingham City University, UK. She leads the Media Section’s Erasmus and Internationalization agendas, including leading master classes at a partner university in Kazakhstan. Her research interests are primarily focused around interdisciplinary film and popular music including studying the relationships between popular music on film and modes of performance; popular music tourism; fandom and the use of digital platforms; and Beatles scholarly research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Beatles on Screen : From Pop Stars to Musicians

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The journey the Beatles take between their first film and their last depicts the turbulence, challenges, and new possibilities of individuality that come from questioning and undermining traditional ways of thinking about image. And in case...

—Balkanton (Bulgaria)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The national state-owned Radioprom, founded in 1947 and renamed Balkanton in 1953, was at one time the only record company in Bulgaria, holding a monopoly in the record industry for more than 40 years. It inherited the first Bulgarian...

Cello

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...Known for its deep resonant tone, the violoncello or cello is a larger version of the violin. Like the latter, the cello has four strings, is constructed of wood and has a fretless neck. The body has opposing ‘f’ holes. It is played...

Circle of Fifths

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...Circle of fifths has been the central concept of tonality in Western music theory since the advent of equal-tone tuning (ca. 1700). Its main functions are (a) to visualize the system of keys and key signatures used in much of the music...

EP

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Extended play (EP) records use the same formats as singles, but contain more tracks of recorded music. They have served different functions in various phases of record industry history. The first EPs were 7” (18 cm) vinyl discs containing...

Introduction

Stephanie Fremaux

Stephanie Fremaux is Lecturer in the School of Media at Birmingham City University, UK. She leads the Media Section’s Erasmus and Internationalization agendas, including leading master classes at a partner university in Kazakhstan. Her research interests are primarily focused around interdisciplinary film and popular music including studying the relationships between popular music on film and modes of performance; popular music tourism; fandom and the use of digital platforms; and Beatles scholarly research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Beatles on Screen : From Pop Stars to Musicians

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...When asked about what it was like to see the Beatles for the first time on television, American actress and comedienne Whoopi Goldberg replied, “They were, you know, fucking amazing. The Beatles gave me this idea that everyone was welcome...

Weapons of Mass Deception: The Invention and Reinvention of Recording Studio Mythology

Critical Approaches to the Production of Music and Sound

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Introduction “Mythology” is a loaded term; similar to legend, it implies an oft-told story meant to illustrate something of a culture’s inherited value system. Joseph Campbell (1972) used the term to identify narrative schema found across...

Introduction

Richard Mills

Richard Mills is a Senior Lecturer in Literature and Popular Culture at St. Mary’s University, UK. He has been programme director for the Film and Popular Culture, Cultural Studies and Irish Studies degrees. He is co-editor of Mad Dogs and Englishness (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Beatles and Fandom : Sex, Death and Progressive Nostalgia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Since the beginning of Beatlemania in 1963 numerous subcultures have built up around the Beatles. The most significant of these fan cultures surrounding the band have been the Beatles Monthly fanzine, which started in 1963; fan conventions,...

‘Fanaticism’ and the Beatles

Richard Mills

Richard Mills is a Senior Lecturer in Literature and Popular Culture at St. Mary’s University, UK. He has been programme director for the Film and Popular Culture, Cultural Studies and Irish Studies degrees. He is co-editor of Mad Dogs and Englishness (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Beatles and Fandom : Sex, Death and Progressive Nostalgia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The dark side of Beatles fandom, and any fandom, is fans who become dangerous fanatics. Two fans that found themselves at this extreme were the infamous Mark Chapman, John Lennon’s murderer, and Michael Abram, who attempted to murder George...