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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This volume is the first to bring together music scholars working on Baltic topics from throughout Europe, North America, and the Middle East for the purpose of exploring the impact of Nazi and Soviet occupation (1940-91) and the restoration of republican independence upon the production of musicological knowledge in and about the Baltic States of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
From Muddy Waters to Mick Jagger, Elvis to Freddie Mercury, Jeff Buckley to Justin Timberlake, masculinity in popular music has been an issue explored by performers, critics, and audiences. From the dominance of the blues singer over his "woman" to the sensitive singer/songwriter, popular music artists have adopted various gendered personae in a search... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
Too Much Too Young investigates how age and gender have shaped the careers and images of pop music stars, examining the role of youth and youthfulness in pop music through a series of themed case studies. Whiteley begins by investigating the exploitation of child stars such as Brenda Lee and Michael Jackson, offering a psychoanalytic reading of... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 3.99
Are you a fan of the Eurovision Song Contest? Do you follow all the pre-show build-up and eagerly tune in to watch the contest on television when the big night arrives? Can you remember all the past winners, and losers, who have provided so many golden Eurovision moments? If so, you wont want to be without 101 Interesting Facts on the Eurovision... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 13.99
Imagine a world where Beatlemania was against the law-recordings scratched onto medical X-rays, merchant sailors bringing home contraband LPs, spotty broadcasts taped from western AM radio late in the night. This was no fantasy world populated by Blue Meanies but the USSR, where a vast nation of music fans risked repression to hear the defining... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 9.99
For 6,557 miles, from New York to Mississippi to Seattle, Chuck Klosterman decided to chase rock n roll and death across a continent. 21 days later, after three relationships, an encounter with various cottonmouth snakes, and a night spent snorting cocaine in a graveyard, Klosterman started to order his thoughts on American culture and the meaning... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 4.99
Are you a Chas & Dave fan? Do you know all the words to their memorable hit songs and enjoy singing along? Have you been to see the rockney duo perform live or, like thousands of others, watched them on TV? If you like Chas & Dave, this book is your chance to get to know them better. Dip inside 101 Things You Didnt Know About Chas... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 17.99
In smoky rooms above pubs, bare rooms with battered stools and beer-stained tables, where the stage was little more than a scrap of carpet and sound systems were unheard of, an acoustic revolution took place in Britain in the 1950s and '60s. This was the folk revival, where a generation of musicians, among much drink and raucous cheer, would rediscover... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This book is a multi-faceted, interdisciplinary examination of the music and figure of Lady Gaga, combining approaches from scholars in cultural studies, art, fashion, and music. It represents one of the first scholarly volumes devoted to Lady Gaga, who has become, over a few short years, central to both popular (and, indeed, populist) as well as... more...