Rock Music In American Popular Culture Iii

Author: Frank Hoffmann
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317957601
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Rock Music in American Popular Culture III: More Rock ’n’Roll Resources explores the fascinating world of rock music and examines how this medium functions as an expression of cultural and social identity. This nostalgic guide explores the meanings and messages behind some of the most popular rock ’n’roll songs that captured the American spirit, mirrored society, and reflected events in our history. Arranged by themes, Rock Music in American Popular Culture III examines a variety of social and cultural topics with related songs, such as: sex and censorship--“Only the Good Die Young” by Billy Joel and “Night Moves” by Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band holiday songs--“Rockin’Around the Christmas Tree” by Brenda Lee and “The Christmas Song” by Nat King Cole death--“Leader of the Pack” by The Shangri-Las and “The Unknown Soldier” by The Doors foolish behavior--“When a Man Loves a Woman” by Percy Sledge and “What Kind of Fool” by Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb jobs and the workplace--“Don’t Stand So Close to Me” by The Police and “Dirty Laundry” by Don Henley military involvements--“Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” by the Andrews Sisters and “War” by Edwin Starr novelty recordings--“The Purple People Eater” by Sheb Wooley and “Eat It” by Weird Al Yankovic letters and postal images--“P. S. I Love You” by The Beatles and “Return to Sender” by Elvis Presely In addition, a discography and a bibliography after each section give further examples of the themes and resources being discussed, as do extensive lists of print references at the end of the text.
Rock Music in American Popular Culture II
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: B. Lee Cooper, Frank Hoffmann, Wayne S. Haney, Beulah B. Ramirez
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Routledge

Lists and analyzes songs related to areas such as cars, city life, fads, horror films, marriage, sex, and railroads, discusses rock legends and regional music, and lists and describes resources in rock journalism and women in rock and popular music. For general readers and students of music and popular culture.
Rock Music in American Popular Culture II
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: B. Lee Cooper, Wayne S. Haney
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher:

Rock Music in American Popular Culture II: More Rock 'n' Roll Resources continues where 1995's Volume I left off. Using references and illustrations drawn from contemporary lyrics and supported by historical and sociological research on popular culture subjects, this collection of insightful essays and reviews assesses the involvement of musical
Rock Music in American Popular Culture II
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: Frank Hoffmann, B Lee Cooper, Wayne S Haney, Beulah B Ramirez
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-22 - Publisher: Routledge

From “Who Put the Bomp (in the Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)?” to a list of all song titles containing the word “werewolf,” Rock Music in American Popular Culture II: More Rock ’n’Roll Resources continues where 1995’s Volume I left off. Using references and illustrations drawn from contemporary lyrics and supported by
Rock Music in American Popular Culture III
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Frank Hoffmann, B Lee Cooper, Wayne S Haney
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-04 - Publisher: Routledge

Rock Music in American Popular Culture III: More Rock ’n’Roll Resources explores the fascinating world of rock music and examines how this medium functions as an expression of cultural and social identity. This nostalgic guide explores the meanings and messages behind some of the most popular rock ’n’roll songs that
Probing Popular Culture
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Marshall Fishwick
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-06-30 - Publisher: Routledge

“When it comes to seeing depth and lateral connections in the development of popular culture, nobody exceeds Marshall Fishwick.” -Canadian Psychology In Probing Popular Culture: On and Off the Internet, one of the leading authorities in American and popular culture studies presents an eye-opening examination o