Profiles in Popular Music

Profiles in Popular Music features single-authored book-length studies on popular musics, centered on the U.S., but open to music and musicians from outside with a significant audience in the U.S. Topics may focus on individual artists or genres, including rock, blues, jazz, rap, gospel, ragtime, country, zydeco, Tin Pan Alley, Broadway, Latin music and other world music. Books in the series may demonstrate a variety of approaches to the subject matter. Inquiries and submissions may be sent to Acquisitions Editor Janice Frisch at



A Social History of a Brazilian Popular Music

Tamara Elena Livingston and Thomas George Caracas Garcia

Paperback  $26.00  $15.60 

Five Percenter Rap

God Hop's Music, Message, and Black Muslim Mission

Felicia M. Miyakawa

Paperback  $24.00  $14.40 

Jethro Tull's Thick as a Brick and A Passion Play

Inside Two Long Songs

Tim Smolko, Foreword by Adrian Stone-Mason

Paperback  $25.00  $15.00 

The Megamusical

Jessica Sternfeld

cloth  $40.00  $24.00 

New York Noise

Radical Jewish Music and the Downtown Scene

Tamar Barzel

Paperback  $28.00  $16.80 

Radiohead and the Resistant Concept Album

How to Disappear Completely

Marianne Tatom Letts

Paperback  $24.00  $14.40 

Rush, Rock Music, and the Middle Class

Dreaming in Middletown

Chris McDonald

Paperback  $22.95  $13.77 

The Songs of Jimmie Rodgers

A Legacy in Country Music

Jocelyn R. Neal

Paperback  $26.00  $15.60 

Unlocking the Groove

Rhythm, Meter, and Musical Design in Electronic Dance Music

Mark J. Butler

ebook  $34.99