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Rockin' Out Popular Music in the U. S. A.

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ISBN-10: 0132072106

ISBN-13: 9780132072106

Edition: 2009

Authors: Reebee Garofalo, Rob Bowman

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Rockin'Outoffers a comprehensive social history of popular music in the United States and Canada. Accessibly written, this text is organized chronologically and thematically around particular genres/styles of music and addresses such dimensions as race, class, gender, ethnicity, technology, copyright and the structure of the music industry as they affect the development of the music. It offers an analysis and critique of the music itself as well as how it is produced and marketed. . The Canadian edition features Canadian artists such as Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, The Guess Who, Rush, Avril Lavigne, Great Big Sea, Feist, Jully Black, and more!
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Book details

List price: $129.30
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Pearson Education Canada
Publication date: 10/31/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

Introduction
Mass Technology and Popular Taste: The Tin Pan Alley Era
Blues and Country Music: Mass Media and the Construction Of Race
�Good Rockin� Tonight�: The Rise of Rhythm And Blues
Crossing Cultures: The Eruption of Rock �N� Roll
The Empire Strikes Back: The Reaction To Rock �N� Roll
Rap and Metal: Youth Culture and Censorship
Mainstreaming Alternatives: Packaging Pop in the Nineties And Beyond
Welcome to The Terrordome: Music and Copyright in (a time of) Crisis
Getting Back To Business: Popular Music in the Millenium