Spooning Good Singing Gum: Meaning, Association, and Interpretation in Rock Music

@article{Jackson2000SpooningGS,
  title={Spooning Good Singing Gum: Meaning, Association, and Interpretation in Rock Music},
  author={T. A. Jackson},
  journal={Current Musicology},
  year={2000},
  volume={69},
  pages={7-41}
}
Since at least the early 1950s, scholars and critics from widely varying backgrounds have attempted to come to terms with the musics collectively known as "rock," returning again and again to the issue of meaning. Predictably, their answers to the implied question are as varied as their intellectual standpoints. Some scholars, for example, have viewed rock through the lenses of mass and youth culture, drawing on the work of Theodor Adorno and a large body of sociological writing. Others, coming… Expand
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