When music migrates : crossing British and European racial faultlines, 1945-2010 /

Stratton, Jon

When music migrates : crossing British and European racial faultlines, 1945-2010 / Jon Stratton. . - 221 s. . - Ashgate popular and folk music series . . - B30.225 SVA : P:6. Stratton, Jon (accnr: 30428) EJ HEMLÅN

Includes bibliographical references and index

"A West Indian? you must be joking! I come out of the East end" : Kenny Lynch and English racism in the 1950s and 1960s -- Chris Blackwell and "My boy lollipop" : ska, race and British popular music -- The travels of Johnny Reggae : from Jonathan King to Prince Far-I; from skinhead to rasta -- "Ob-la-di, ob-la-da" : Paul McCartney, diaspora and the politics of identity -- "Brother Louie" and the representation of interracial relationships in the United Kingdom and the United States of America -- Skin deep : ska and reggae on the racial faultline in Britain, 1968-1981 -- Rachid Taha and the postcolonial presence in French popular music -- "Police on my back" and the postcolonial experience.

9781472429780 1472429788

Popular music--Social aspects--Great Britain.
Music and race--Great Britain.
Ska--History and criticism.--Great Britain
Reggae--History and criticism.--Great Britain
Blacks--History and criticism.--Great Britain--Music
Blacks / Great Britain / Music / History and criticism.
Music and race / Great Britain.
Popular music / Social aspects / Great Britain.
Reggae (Music) / Great Britain / History and criticism.
Ska (Music) / Great Britain / History and criticism.


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