Understanding Popular Music

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Routledge, 2003年12月16日 - 352 頁
Understanding Popular Music is an introductory textbook for students which explores the history and meaning of rock and popular music. Roy Shuker's study encompasses every aspect of popular music, from the history of the record industry to the concept of the `musician', from rock as cultural politics to MTV. Roy Shuker examines the music press; the impact of music videos; the workings of the industry, songs and genres; public performance; fans and subcultures, and the nature of the `pop star'.
* Case studies include contemporary icons such as Frank Zappa, Prince and Madonna
* Includes full bibliography and song listings Includes annotated guide to the key texts discussed
 

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1 Whats Goin On? Popular Culture Popular Music and Media Literacy
1
2 Every 1s a Winner The Music Industry
24
3 We Are the World State Music Policy and Cultural Imperialism
40
4 On the Cover of the Rolling Stone The Music Press
54
5 So You Want to be a Rock n Roll Star? Making Music
74
6 Pump Up the Volume Texts and Genres
100
7 U Got the Look Music Video
123
8 Dance to the Music Public Performance
146
10 Pushin Too Hard Rock and Cultural Politics
185
Wrap it Up Popular Music and Cultural Meaning
208
Appendix I
212
Appendix II
214
Bibliography
220
Subject Index
235
Name Index
241
Song and Album Title Index
262

9 My Generation Audiences Fans and Subcultures
166

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