Weisbard, Eric

 

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Eric Weisbard is associate professor of American Studies at the University of Alabama and co-editor of Journal of Popular Music Studies. He founded and for many years organized the Pop Conference, editing its collections This Is Pop, Listen Again, and Pop When the World Falls Apart. Before that, he edited the Village Voice music section, wrote for Spin, and edited its Spin Alternative Record Guide. His other books are Top 40 Democracy: The Rival Mainstreams of American Music and Use Your Illusion I and II.

 


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On his book Songbooks: The Literature of American Popular Music
(Our Cover Feature of May 19, 2021)