Rush Rock Music And The Middle Class

Author: Chris McDonald
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253221498
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Canadian progressive rock band Rush was the voice of the suburban middle class. In this book, Chris McDonald assesses the band's impact on popular music and its legacy for legions of fans.

Green Day

Author: Olivia Roig
Publisher:
ISBN:
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The pop punk band Green Day is a surprisingly interesting source for a discussion of class.

Rush And Philosophy

Author: Jim Berti
Publisher: Open Court
ISBN: 0812697294
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Even legendary trios such as Led Zeppelin, Cream, and The Police don’t enjoy the commitment and devotion that Rush’s fans lavish on Alex, Geddy, and Neil. In part, this is because Rush is equally devoted to its fans.

Rush And Philosophy

Author: Jim Berti
Publisher: Open Court
ISBN: 0812697294
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much of Rush's music “made common middle-class values such as self-reliance,
social mobility, and the Protestant work ethic seem Romantic, exciting, and
urgent.”8 Rush Grooves At the same time, it's not quite enough to argue that
Rush presents a baseline of the “simple” background of rock music to evoke
convention, and then resists that background by employing “complex” and “
individual” musical features to contradict it. Instead, there's often a synthesis of
opposites at play, ...

Idolized

Author: Katherine Meizel
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253222710
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Diversity is carefully highlighted and coached into a viable commodity by judges, argues Katherine Meizel, with contestants packaged into familiar portraits of American identities.

Suburban Century

Author: Mark Clapson
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
ISBN:
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Later American - and also Canadian - rock songs also adopted the anti-suburban
riff, for example 'Out of Vogue' (1978) by The Middle Class, and 'Subdivisions' (
1982) by the Canadian rock band Rush.“ English popular music of the 1960s
produced a number of entertaining and catchy songs about suburbia. The Bonzo
Dog Band, for example, lampooned excessive privatism and tenitorialism in 'My
Pink Half of the Drainpipe'.“5 But anti-suburbanism really came of age in punk
rock ...

Rush

Author: Robert Freedman
Publisher: Algora Publishing
ISBN: 1628940840
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Rush is often referred to as a libertarian rock band, but really what the band is channeling is an Aristotelian individualism, a philosophy that strongly resonates with today's 40-somethings.

The Year S Work In The Punk Bookshelf Or Lusty Scripts

Author: Brian James Schill
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253029449
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This is the story of the books punks read and why they read them. The Year’s Work in the Punk Bookshelf challenges the stereotype that punk rock is a bastion of violent, drug-addicted, uneducated drop outs.

Jazzwomen

Author: Wayne Enstice
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253010144
Size: 71.98 MB
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Jazzwomen is a much-needed book." —David N. Baker, Distinguished Professor of Music and Chairman, Jazz Department, Indiana University School of Music; and Artistic and Musical Director, Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra Between 1995 ...

Ghost Rider

Author: Neil Peart
Publisher: ECW Press
ISBN: 1550225464
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The book will be sold as part of the band's official merchandise during its 47-city American tour. 20 photos. 15 maps.