The Rock Cover Song: Culture, History, Politics

The Rock Cover Song: Culture, History, Politics

Doyle Greene

conceal songs function as a sort of cultural discourse throughout a variety of musical genres and varied societal, old and political stipulations. Case reviews contain a comparative research of Jimi Hendrix's and Whitney Houston's types of "The Star-Spangled Banner" in addition to a mapping of the trajectory of "(I cannot Get No) pride" from the unique model via the Rolling Stones via disguise models via Otis Redding, Devo, and Britney Spears. the novel deconstruction of father and rock songs via the citizens and Laibach can also be tested, with extra stories of canopy songs by means of reminiscent of Van Halen, Kim Wilde, Rufus Harley, the 4 Tops, Pat Boone and Johnny funds.

instead of questions of caliber or how a canopy track measures up as "better or worse" than different models, this e-book makes a speciality of the ideological implications and social stakes of the "same previous songs" as they're reconfigured to contemplate, touch upon and confront political problems with gender, sexuality, race, the geographical region and the new release gap.

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