Download e-book for kindle: Do You Believe in Rock and Roll?: Essays on Don McLean’s by Raymond I. Schuck,Ray Schuck

By Raymond I. Schuck,Ray Schuck

on account that its liberate in 1971, Don McLean’s tune “American Pie” has develop into an indelible a part of U.S. tradition. It has sparked numerous debates in regards to the references in the lyrics; been celebrated as a chronicle of yankee lifestyles from the overdue Nineteen Fifties in the course of the early Seventies; and has develop into iconic itself because it has been remade, parodied, and referenced inside of various texts and boards. This quantity deals a collection of latest essays that concentrate on the cultural and historic value of the tune. Representing quite a few views and fields of research, the essays tackle such themes as old and literary interpretations of the song’s lyrics, its musical traits, the observation the music bargains on rock and roll historical past, the continued importance of the tune, and the ways that the music has been utilized by numerous writers and artists.
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