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Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-069
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... structurally revisionist. ENTERTAINMENT JOURNALISM AND THE POWER OF KNOWING Lillian Roxon, Rock Encyclopedia, 1969 He is great, Roxon wrote in her entry on Fred Neil, and every one inside rock knows it. Roxon, born Liliana Ropschitz in Italy in 1932 to a family of Polish Jews who made it to Australia just...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-068
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
.... ENTERTAINMENT JOURNALISM AND THE POWER OF KNOWING Lillian Roxon, Rock Encyclopedia, 1969 He is great, Roxon wrote in her entry on Fred Neil, and every one inside rock knows it. Roxon, born Liliana Ropschitz in Italy in 1932 to a family of Polish Jews who made it to Australia just before the war started...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-108
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... filtering, extend- ing the 1960s legacy of Phyl Garland. But the intellectual position of Hirshey herself, thinking at thirty thousand feet with solid interview tapes safe in the carryon, extending in turn the legacy of Lilian Roxon in her Rock Encyclo- pedia and celebrity journalist days, was worth...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-070
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... set out to ex- pand his Columbia Teachers College master s thesis of 1966, with help from fellow British music collectors; there would be several by 1970. Nik Cohn captured the excitement of Anglo- American teens with Pop from the Begin- ning. Lilian Roxon s Rock Encyclopedia paraded New York scene...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-132
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... operators tinkering men and boys reinventing corporate orders. Where the Girls Are had an immediately diff er ent tone. There had been precur- sors, such as Lillian Roxon eluding the standard categories of Rolling Stone rock criticism with her Rock Encyclopedia. Barbara Ehrenreich s Hearts of Men...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-107
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
..., thinking at thirty thousand feet with solid interview tapes safe in the carryon, extending in turn the legacy of Lilian Roxon in her Rock Encyclo- pedia and celebrity journalist days, was worth valuing. Features, she insisted, turned on moments. Almost all rockers could remember what they first wore...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-053
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-126
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
..., in Barbara O Dair s critical anthology Trou ble Girls, epitomized how, in the vein of Lillian Roxon, to smartly identify pop cultural stakes: my point is that one of the many ways Madonna has embodied and prefigured the decade- plus she has dominated from the start was by having a career that was virtually...
Book Chapter

By Eric Weisbard
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-169
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
..., 348 52, 374, 416, 432 33, 435. See also Bangs, Lester; Christgau, Robert; Frith, Simon; Marcus, Greil; specific performers and genres rockabilly, 155 57, 229 Rockabilly [Spider Kiss] (Ellison), 155 56 Rock Encyclopedia (Roxon), 6, 185 87, 274, 338 The Rock Revolution (Shaw), 245 Rock She Wrote...
Book Chapter

By Eric Weisbard
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... the critic s role jazz people would have denied her. Phyl Garland s Soul pre- sented autoethnography as musicology before Ramsey; she d pioneer cultural reporting at Columbia and still hasn t been fully anthologized. Far more connections need drawing. One might link Lilian Roxon, writing herself into a male...
Book Chapter

By Maureen Mahon
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012771-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1277-1
...; Tumbling Dice, 120; You Can t Always Get What You Want, 120 Rolling Stones Rec ords, 116, 149 Ronettes, 90, 93, 139 40; Be My Baby, 87 Rose, Tricia, 235 Ross, Diana, 87, 187 Roxon, Lillian, 152 royalties, 82, 95; covers and, 61 64 Royster, Francesca, 14, 243, 261 Rufus, 234 Salem, James, 37, 43...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-120
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... Udovitch, in Barbara O Dair s critical anthology Trou ble Girls, epitomized how, in the vein of Lillian Roxon, to smartly identify pop cultural stakes: my point is that one of the many ways Madonna has embodied and prefigured the decade- plus she has dominated from the start was by having a career...
Book Chapter

By Eric Weisbard
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-168
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-090
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012771-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1277-1
... of the rock scene, referenced in songs such as David Bowie s Suffragette City (1972), the Rolling Stones Star, Star (1973), and Funkadelic s No Head, No Backstage Pass (1975). Rock historian Lillian Roxon called them the great ladies of rock, the legendary courtesans, the friends, the mistresses...
Book Chapter

By Maureen Mahon
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012771-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1277-1