Introduction

Covid Recovery and Early Covid Music Literature

Authors

  • Paul Carr University of South Wales

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jwpm.23347

Keywords:

introduction, Covid-19, music

Author Biography

Paul Carr, University of South Wales

Paul Carr is professor in Popular Music Analysis at the University of South Wales. His research focuses on musicology, the music industry and pedagogical frameworks for music education. His recent publications are a monograph on Sting (2017), guest editorship of the journal Popular Music History (“Curating and Documenting Local Popular Music Histories”, 2020) and of the Journal of Popular Music Education (“Popular Music Education in Wales”, 2021).

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Published

2022-06-22

How to Cite

Carr, P. (2022). Introduction: Covid Recovery and Early Covid Music Literature. Journal of World Popular Music, 9(1-2), 5–30. https://doi.org/10.1558/jwpm.23347

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