In Why Don?t We Do It In The Road? the author looks back to the 1960s and the global phenomenon surrounding four young men from Liverpool . . .The names and the songs are well known, but the ?why?? is more difficult to assess - even with hindsight - against the glare of the music industry?s powerful myth-making apparatus. . .John Astley deploys his forensic skills as a sociologist todevelop an original take on the kaleidoscopic landscape that gave birth to The Beatles phenomenon . . .The reader is invited to take a peep back into the recent past - at the post-War years in England. . .the trembling class structure of an exhausted society. . .and the advent of global communicationsin the 1960s as the music industry and British culture is unmade and remade . . .Put another way, ?Why Don?t We DoIt In The Road?? is question that has gone answered for four decades - until now. John Astley is a writer and lecturer - and is a frequent contributor to journals, conferences, and radio talks. As a sociologist of culture, he is also the author of three volumes of collected essays: Liberation a Domestication, Culture a Creativity, and Professionalism a Practice. John Astley is currently working on Herbivores and Carnivores, a timely investigation into cultural values in contemporary society.The Beatles Phenomenon John Astley. packets of people. They went ... vision of the a#39;Mersey Sounda#39;. Whereas most outsiders saw something a#39;faba#39;, a#39;geara#39;, romantic or outrageous about the sound, local reportage was more authentic in the mainanbsp;...
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|Publisher||:||INFORMATION ARCHITECTS - 2006-04-01|