Acknowledgement [vi]
Contributors [vii]
1Introduction ALLAN F. MOORE [1]
2Popular music analysis: ten apothegms and four instances ROBERT WALSER [16]
3From lyric to anti-lyric: analyzing the words in pop song DAI GRIFFITHS [39]
4The sound is 'out there': score, sound design and exoticism in The X-Files ROBYNN J. STILWELL [60]
5 Feel the beat come down: house music as rhetoric STAN HAWKINS [80]
6 The determining role of performance in the articulation of meaning: the case of 'Try a Little Tenderness' ROB BOWMAN [103]
7 Marxist music analysis without Adorno: popular music and urban geography ADAM KRIMS [131]
8 Jethro Tull and the case for modernism in mass culture ALLAN F. MOORE [158]
9 Pangs of history in late 1970s new-wave rock JOHN COVACH [173]
10 Is anybody listening? CHRIS KENNETT [196]
11 Talk and text: popular music and ethnomusicology MARTIN STOKES [218]
Bibliography [240]
Discography [258]
Film/Videography [260]
Index [261]


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