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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Turbo-folk music is the most controversial form of popular culture in the new states of former Yugoslavia. Beginning with 1970s Socialist Yugoslavia, Uro Cvoro explores the cultural and political paradoxes of turbo-folk. Taking as its starting point turbo-folks popularity across national borders, Cvoro analyses key songs and performers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Made in Japan serves as a comprehensive and rigorous introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Japanese popular music. Each essay, written by a leading scholar of Japanese music, covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Japan and provides adequate context so readers understand why the figure... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 34.99
In Who Did It First?: Great Rock and Roll Cover Songs and Their Original Artists, the third volume in Bob Leszczak?s exciting Who Did It First? series, readers explore the hidden history of the most famous, indeed legendary, rock and roll classics. As Leszczak points out, the version you purchased, played air guitar to, sang... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 11.99
From cult heroes the Saints and the Go-Betweens to national icons Powderfinger and international stars Savage Garden, Brisbane has produced more than its share of great bands. But behind the music lay a ghost city of malice and corruption. Pressed under the thumb of the Bjelke-Petersen government and its toughest enforcers?the police?Brisbane?s musicians,... more...
- Mzuni Press 2014; US$ 32.95
The purpose of this book is to show that the possession cult of Vimbuza presents itself as an oral genre which is part and parcel of African Oral Literature. The ethnolinguistic study which we undertake will permit us to catch a glimpse of its whole complexity. The analysis has a bearing on four principal aspects. Historical developments: a certain... more...
- PM Press 2014; US$ 9.99
In this revealing history, author, historian, and musician Ian Glasper explores in minute detail the influential and esoteric UK anarcho-punk scene of the early 1980s. Where some of the colorful punk bands from the first half of the decade were loud, political, and uncompromising, their anarcho-punk counterparts were even more so, totally prepared... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 77.11
Von 1932 bis 1941 wirkte in New York und Los Angeles eine Vereinigung zur Förderung jüdischer Musik, genannt MAILAMM (American Palestine Music Association). Ihre Mitglieder waren amerikanische Juden, Emigranten aus Osteuropa und Flüchtlinge aus Nazi-Deutschland, unter ihnen Berühmtheiten wie Arnold Schönberg, George Gershwin und Ossip Gabrilowitsch.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Rock and roll music evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and 1950s, as a combination of African American blues, country, pop, and gospel music produced a new musical genre. Even as it captured the ears of the nation, rock and roll was the subject of controversy and contention. The music intertwined with the social, political, and economic... more...