Footsteps in the Dark: The Hidden Histories of Popular Music

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Most pop songs are short-lived. They appear suddenly and, if they catch on, seem to be everywhere at once before disappearing again into obscurity. Yet some songs resonate more deeply--often in ways that reflect broader historical and cultural changes. In Footsteps in the Dark , George Lipsitz illuminates these secret meanings, offering imaginative interpretations of a wide range of popular music genres from jazz to salsa to rock. Sweeping changes that only remotely register in official narratives, Lipsitz argues, can ...

Footsteps in the Dark: The Hidden Histories of Popular Music 2007, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816650200

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Footsteps in the Dark: The Hidden Histories of Popular Music 2007, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

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