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Author Partridge, Kenneth, 1980- author.

Title Hell of a hat : the rise of '90s ska and swing / Kenneth Partridge.

Publication Info. University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2021]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    781.646 PAR    Available
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Description x, 265 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series American music history
American music history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : bring on the horns -- Noise brigade -- Trapped in a box -- The contender and the kings of swing -- Skanking behind the orange curtain -- California skaquake -- One nation under ska-punk -- Old's cool -- East side beat -- Misfits of swing -- Stray cat swings -- Swinging at the margins -- Conclusion : the beat goes on.
Summary "Examines the ska and swing music of the late 1990s as a pop-culture movement, telling the stories behind some of the era's most important bands"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Ska (Music) -- United States -- History and criticism.
Swing (Music) -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- United States -- 1991-2000 -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780271090382 (hardback)
0271090383 (hardback)

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