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Arizona State University
Rock Music and Culture
Jay Busch

Beloit College
Modern American Literature and Popular Music
Shawn Gillen

Berklee College of Music
Songwriting Technique of John Lennon
John Stevens

Brown University
Music and Modern Life
M Perlman

Case Western Reserve
American Popular Music
Mary Davis

Cornell University
Gender, Sexuality, and Glam Rock

History of Rock Music
J. Peraino

Georgetown University
History of Rock Music
Sonny Burnette

Hampshire College
Bluegrass and Old-Time Music
Rebecca Miller

Indiana University School of Music
History of Rock Music
Andy Hollinden

Indiana University School of Music
Music of the Beatles
Glenn Gass

Julliard School
Classical Music In an Age of Pop
Gregory Sandow

Northwestern University
History of Rock Music
Scott Lipscomb

Oberlin Conservatory
American Popular Music
Claudia Macdonald

Queens College
Media Studies
Amy Herzog

University of Pennsylvania
Devil's Pact in Film, Music, Literature
Prof Richter

Princeton University
Rock Music 1970-2001
Rob C. Wegman

Smith College
Roll Over Beethoven History of Rock
Steve Waksman

Tufts University
History of Rock'n'Roll
Joe Schloss

University of Southern California
Visual and Popular Culture

Alice Echols

Vanderbilt University
American Popular Music
Jennifer Gunderman

Wellesley College
Women in Music
Claire Fontijn

Wesleyan University
History of Rock and RB
Eric Charry

Yale University
Art, Music, Theory Since 1960
Seth Kim-Cohen

 shopping: 2009 rock/pop
album of the month:
Chris Potter Ultrahang (ArtistShare)

recent picks:
Allen Toussaint The Bright Mississippi
the-dream Love vs. money
Lily Allen It's Not Me It's You
Oxford American
10th Anniversary Edition

Bob Dylan Tell Tale Signs (Sony BMG)
Walter Becker Circus Money (Mailboat Records)
Beck Modern Guilt (Interscope)
Al Green Lay It Down (Blue Note)
Erykah Badu New Amerykah, Pt. 1: 4th World War (Motown)
Portishead Third (Mercury)
Carlene Carter Stronger (Yep Roc)
Punch Brothers Punch (Nonesuch)
Waco Brothers Waco Express: Live and Kickin' at Schuba's (Bloodshot)
Steve Malkmus & the Jicks Real Emotional Trash (Matador)

book cover
recent picks:
Gig Posters: Rock Show Art of the 21st Century, by Clay Hayes (Quirk)
The Song Is You, by Arthur Phillips
Delta Blues: The Life and Times of the Mississippi Masters Who Revolutionized American Music,
by Tom Gioia

Oxford American 10th Anniversary Southern Music Issue
There's A Riot Goin' On: Revolutionaries, Rock Stars and the Rise and Fall of '60s Counter-Culture, by Peter Doggett (Canongate)
Re-make/Re-model: Becoming Roxy Music, by Michael Bracewell
(Da Capo)

Black Postcards: A Rock & Roll Romance, by Dean Wareham (Penguin)
Roadwork: Rock & Roll Turned Inside Out
by Tom Wright (Hal Leonard)

Creem: America's Only Rock'n'Roll Magazine
by Rogbert Matheu (Collins)

 2007 books
Can't Buy Me Love
by Jonathan Gould (Harmony)

Perfect From Now On: How Indie Rock Saved My Life
by John Sellers
Recording the Beatles
by Kevin Ryan and Brian Kehew

Faking It: The Quest for Authenticity in Popular Music
by Hugh Barker and Yuval Taylor

Shout, Sister, Shout!: The Untold Story of Rock-and-Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe
by Gayle F. Wald

Blue Monday Fats Domino and the Lost Dawn of Rock'n'Roll
by Rick Coleman

Everything I'm Cracked Up To Be
by Jen Trynin

White Bicycles: Making Music in the Sixties
by Joe Boyd

Always Magic in the Air
by Ken Emerson

 2008 box sets
Rolling Stone: Cover to Cover
 2007 dvds
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