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Apocalypse Jukebox : The End of the World in American Popular Music

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Edition:
Original
ISBN13:

9781593762216

ISBN10:
1593762216
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/13/2009
Publisher(s):
Soft Skull Press

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This is the Original edition with a publication date of 1/13/2009.
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Summary

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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