How is popular music culture connected with the life, image, and identity of a city? How, for example, did the Beatles emerge in Liverpool, come to be categorized as part of Liverpool culture and identity and used to develop and promote the city? This book explores the relationship between popular music and the city using Liverpool as a case study. It examines the impact of social and economic change on popular music culture, focusing on de-industrialization and economic restructuring during the 1980s and 1990s. It also considers the specificity of popular music culture and the ways in which it influences city life and informs the way that the city is thought about, valued and experienced.This book explores the relationship between popular music and the city using Liverpool as a case study.
|Title||:||Decline, Renewal and the City in Popular Music Culture|
|Publisher||:||Gower Publishing, Ltd. - 2007|