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Roy Orbison : Invention of an Alternative Rock Masculinity
by Peter Lehman


Overview - Roy Orbison's music - whether heard in his own recordings or in cover versions of his songs - is a significant part of contemporary American culture despite the fact that he died almost a generation ago. Here, Peter Lehman looks at the long span of Orbison's career and probes into the uniqueness of his songs, singing and performance style, arguing that singer/songwriters no less than filmmakers can be considered as auteurs.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Roy Orbison's music - whether heard in his own recordings or in cover versions of his songs - is a significant part of contemporary American culture despite the fact that he died almost a generation ago. Here, Peter Lehman looks at the long span of Orbison's career and probes into the uniqueness of his songs, singing and performance style, arguing that singer/songwriters no less than filmmakers can be considered as auteurs.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781592130375
  • ISBN-10: 1592130372
  • Publisher: Temple University Press
  • Publish Date: June 2003
  • Page Count: 240
  • Dimensions: 9.06 x 6.06 x 0.55 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.69 pounds

Series: Sound Matters

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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Music
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