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The Space Between the Notes : Rock and the Counter-Culture - Sheila Whiteley

The Space Between the Notes

Rock and the Counter-Culture

Hardcover Published: 9th April 1992
ISBN: 9780415068154
Number Of Pages: 152

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A study of sixties and seventies popular music and its related counter-culture. Whiteley illuminates her theories with analysis of key recordings by artists such as The Rolling Stones, Cream and Jimi Hendrix.The Space Between the Notes examines a series of relationships central to sixties counter-culture: psychedelic coding and rock music, the Rolling Stones and Charles Manson, the Beatles and the 'Summers of love', Jimi Hendrix and hallucinogenics, Pink Floyd and space rock. Sheila Whiteley combines musicology and socio-cultural analysis to illuminate this terrain, illustrating her argument with key recordings of the time: Cream's She Walks Like a Bearded Rainbow, Hendrix's Hey Joe, Pink Floyd's Set the Controls For the Heat of the Sun, The Move's I Can Hear the Grass Grow, among others.The appropriation of progressive rock by young urban dance bands in the 1990s make this study of sixties and seventies counter-culture a timely intervention. It will inform students of popular music and culture, and spark off recognition and interest from those that lived through the period as well as a new generation that draw inspiration from its iconography and sensibilities today.

Acknowledgementsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Cream, Hendrix and Pink Floydp. 6
The Beatlesp. 39
1967 and Psychedelic Rockp. 61
The Rolling Stonesp. 82
Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moonp. 103
Notesp. 119
Indexp. 135
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ISBN: 9780415068154
ISBN-10: 0415068150
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 152
Published: 9th April 1992
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 16.51  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1

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