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Apocalypse jukebox: the end of the world in American popular music 1 edition

Apocalypse jukebox
David A. Janssen

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Apocalypse jukebox
the end of the world in American popular music
by David A. Janssen and Edward J. Whitelock.

Published 2008 by Soft Skull Press in Brooklyn, NY .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The end is near, there, and everywhere
Are you ready for that great atomic power?
The Harry Smith apocalypse of American folk music
John Coltrane's harmonic convergence
Bob Dylan's poetics of apocalypse : the case of infidels
Leonard Cohen : sacred soul, profane flesh
The end, and? : Arthur Lee's death trip
"The beginning was the end" : Devo's beautiful (post-apocalyptic) world
"Calling out" : R.E.M.'s apocalyptic evocations
Apocalypse after 9/11 : the end is still here
"Here come the planes" : Laurie Anderson's concert amdist the ashes
Apocalypse now/here : Sleater-Kinney's resistance
Green Day's American idiot : apocalypse in the 7/11 parking lot.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
ML3921.8.P67 J36 2008

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p. cm.

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