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The Resource Paul Simon : an American tune, Cornel Bonca

Paul Simon : an American tune, Cornel Bonca

Label
Paul Simon : an American tune
Title
Paul Simon
Title remainder
an American tune
Statement of responsibility
Cornel Bonca
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Paul Simon: An American Tune is the first full-scale survey of the career of one of the most honored musicians and songwriters in American history. Starting out as a teeny-bopper rocker in the late 1950s, Paul Simon went on to form the most influential pop duo of the 1960s - Simon & Garfunkel - and after their break-up in 1970, launch one of the most successful, varied, and surprising solo careers of our time. Cornel Bonca considers Simon's vast trove of songs in the biographical and cultural context in which he wrote them: from the pop cultural revolution of the 1960s which Simon himself helped to create, the singer-songwriter movement of the 1970s, the turn toward world music in the 1980s that gave the world the monumental Graceland, to the intimate personal turn his music took in the millennial era. Analyzing Simon's albums one by one, often song by song, Bonca provides a deep and artful exploration of the work of one of today's major songwriters. Offering a lucid and vivid portrait of an astonishing decades-long career, Paul Simon: An American Tune will interest a wide audience, from Simon fans to students and scholars of American popular culture
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bonca, Cornel
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Tempo : a Rowman & Littlefield music series on rock, pop, and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Simon, Paul
  • Popular music
Label
Paul Simon : an American tune, Cornel Bonca
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-160) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A kid from Queens -- The struggle for originality: 1957-1970 -- In the age's most uncertain hours: 1970-1977 -- Mistakes on top of mistakes on top of mistakes: 1978-1983 -- Days of miracle and wonder: 1984-1998 -- Thinking about God: 1998-2014
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxxvi, 173 pages
Isbn
9780810884816
Lccn
2014023319
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)881498685
  • (OCoLC)ocn881498685
  • 916692
Label
Paul Simon : an American tune, Cornel Bonca
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-160) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A kid from Queens -- The struggle for originality: 1957-1970 -- In the age's most uncertain hours: 1970-1977 -- Mistakes on top of mistakes on top of mistakes: 1978-1983 -- Days of miracle and wonder: 1984-1998 -- Thinking about God: 1998-2014
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxxvi, 173 pages
Isbn
9780810884816
Lccn
2014023319
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)881498685
  • (OCoLC)ocn881498685
  • 916692

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