Faking it : the quest for authenticity in popular music / Hugh Barker and Yuval Taylor

Author(s): Barker, Hugh
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Subjects: Popular music--United States--History and criticism
Music--Performance--United States
Authenticity (Philosophy)
Popular music--Social aspects
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : W. W. Norton, c2007
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xiii, 375 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Ch. 1. Where did you sleep last night? : Nirvana, Leadbelly, and the allure of the primeval 1
Ch. 2. Nobody's dirty business : folk, blues, and the segregation of southern music 29
Ch. 3. T. B. Blues : the story of autobiographical song 101
Ch. 4. Heartbreak hotel : the art and artifice of Elvis Presley 135
Ch. 5. Sugar sugar : faking it in the age of singer-songwriters 159
Ch. 6. Tonight's the night : Neil Young and being "more real" 201
Ch. 7. Love to love you baby : disco and the mechanization of music 229
Ch. 8. Public image : Punk's paradoxes of authenticity 263
Ch. 9. Y Tu, Que has Hecho? : the re-creation of cultural authenticity 297
Ch. 10. Play : Moby, the KLF, and the ongoing quest for authenticity 319
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Quest for authenticity in popular music
Additional Authors: Taylor, Yuval
Notes: LCCN: 2006039754
ISBN: 0393060780
ISBN: 9780393060782
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-348) and index
OCLC Number: 76967119
ISBN/ISSN: 0393060780
9780393060782