This set reissues a host of previously out-of-print books that focus on the phenomenon of popular music in all its many guises. From the early days of professional songwriting, to the innovations of jazz and blues then the cultural revolution of rock 'n' roll, this set forms an essential reference collection that takes us up to the modern art/style/music culture crossovers, including a detailed analysis of the visual portrayal of music via its videos.
Table of Contents
1. Adolescents and their Music: If It's Too Loud, You're Too Old Edited by Jonathon S. Epstein 2. Art Into Pop Simon Frith and Howard Horne 3. Cross-Overs: Art Into Pop/Pop Into Art John A. Walker 4. Jazz & Blues Graham Vulliamy 5. Lost in Music: Culture, Style and the Musical Event Edited by Avron Levine White 6. Popular Music: A Reference Guide Roman Iwaschkin 7. Popular Music: A Teacher's Guide Graham Vulliamy and Edward Lee 8. Rock 'n' Roll Dave Rogers 9. Rocking Around the Clock: Music Television, Postmodernism, and Consumer Culture E. Ann Kaplan 10. Tin Pan Alley John Shepherd