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Forthcoming Popular Music Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. John Fogerty

    An American Son

    By Thomas M. Kitts

    This is the first critical biography to explore John Fogerty's life and his music. When inducting Creedence Clearwater Revival into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, Bruce Springsteen referred to the "music’s power and its simplicity… [its] beauty and poetry and a sense of...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Breaking Records

    100 Years of Hits

    By William Ruhlmann

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Maracatu Atomico

    Tradition, Modernity, and Postmodernity in the Mangue Movement and the "New Music Scene" of Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

    By Philip Galinsky

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    "Maracatu Atômico" is the first academic work to investigate the mangue movement, one of Brazil's most vital pop culture trends of the last thirty years, and the related "new music scene" of Northeast Brazil. Contending with the widespread poverty and social problems, mangue places a renewed value...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Popular Music Fandom

    Identities, Roles and Practices

    Edited by Mark Duffett

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This book explores popular music fandom from a cultural studies perspective that incorporates popular music studies, audience research, and media fandom. The essays draw together recent work on fandom in popular music studies and begin a dialogue with the wider field of media fan research, raising...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Made in Japan

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Toru Mitsui

    Series: Routledge Global Popular Music Series

    Made in Japan serves as a comprehensive and rigorous introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Japanese popular music. Each essay, written by a leading scholar of Japanese music, covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Japan and...

    To Be Published September 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Anglo-American Ballad

    A Folklore Casebook

    By Dianne Dugaw

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

    Originally published in 1995. This book’s collection of key essays presents a coherent overview of touchstone statements and issues in the study of Anglo-American popular ballad traditions and suggests ways this panoramic view affords us a look at Euro-American scholarship’s questions, concerns and...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Fellowship of Song

    Popular Singing Traditions in East Suffolk

    By Ginette Dunn

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

    Originally published in 1980. Song is perhaps the strongest form of traditional culture. Its vigour and energy represent the power of the community from which it springs. This book focuses on traditional singing in two small English villages. It studies in detail an activity which goes to the core...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Song and Democratic Culture in Britain

    An Approach to Popular Culture in Social Movements

    By Ian Watson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

    Originally published in 1983. Song has always been a natural way to record everyday experiences – an expression of celebration, commiseration, complaint and protest. This innovative book is a study of popular and working-class song combining several approaches to the subject. It is a history of...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Folk Music of Britain - and Beyond

    By Frank Howes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

    Originally published in 1969. Until the latter half of the nineteenth century, it was thought that England, alone among the European countries, and unlike Scotland and Ireland where collections of ballads and songs had already been published as early as the eighteenth century, had no important...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge