Book Review

Sarah Baker, Andy Bennett and Jodie Taylor (eds). 2013. Redefining Mainstream Popular Music

Authors

  • Marcus O'Dair Middlesex University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jwpm.29433

Keywords:

Popular music, mainstream, subcultures

Abstract

Sarah Baker, Andy Bennett and Jodie Taylor, eds. 2013. Redefining Mainstream Popular Music. New York and London: Routledge. 222pp. ISBN 978-0-415-80782-1 (pbk)

Author Biography

Marcus O'Dair, Middlesex University

Senior lecturer in popular music, School of Media & Performing Arts, Middlesex University, London, UK.

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Williamson, Nigel. 2008. Rough Guide to the Best Music You’ve Never Heard. London and New York: Rough Guides.

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Published

2018-06-08

How to Cite

O’Dair, M. (2018). Book Review: Sarah Baker, Andy Bennett and Jodie Taylor (eds). 2013. Redefining Mainstream Popular Music. Journal of World Popular Music, 5(1), 122–124. https://doi.org/10.1558/jwpm.29433