Apocalypse Jukebox The End of the World in American Popular Music

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  • Edition: Original
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/13/2009
  • Publisher: Soft Skull Press
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Examines the diversity of apocalyptic influences within music, focusing in particular upon a number of influential performers, including Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, John Coltrane, Devo, R.E.M. and Green Day. In Apocalypse Jukebox, Whitelock and Janssen reveal apocalypse as a permanent and central part of the American character while establishing rock-and-roll as a true reflection of character.

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