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Simon Frith is a former rock critic and a sociologist who specializes in popular music culture. He read PPE at Oxford and did a doctorate in Sociology at UC Berkeley. He is the author of many books, including The Sociology of Rock (the first), Sound Effects (Panteon, 1981), Art into Pop (Methuen, 1987) written with Howard Horne), Music for Pleasure (Cambridge University Press, 1988), and Performing Rites: On the Value of Popular Music. He also co-edited other key anthologies in the interdisciplinary field of popular music studies including: On Record: Rock, Pop & the Written Word and The Cambridge Companion to Pop and Rock. Most recently, Frith has edited a four-volume set entitled: Popular Music: Critical Concepts in Media & Cultural Studies. He has chaired the judges of the Mercury Music Prize since it began in 1992. His popular music criticism has appeared in a range of popular presses including the Village Voice and The Sunday Times. He taught in the Sociology Department at the University of Warwick and the English Studies Department at Strathclyde University. In 1999 he went to the University of Stirling as Professor of Film and Media. On January 1 2006 he took up the Tovey Chair of Music at Edinburgh University. He is also the brother of guitarist Fred Frith and psychologist Chris Frith.

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Total Books: 36
The History of Live Music in Britain 1950-1967 From Dance Hall to the 100 Club
2013 - The History of Live Music in Britain 1950-1967 From Dance Hall to the 100 Club [Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781409422808
ISBN-10: 1409422801
Genres: Arts & Photography, Reference
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The Archers Archives 60 Years of Life Love and Stories from Ambridge
2010 - The Archers Archives 60 Years of Life Love and Stories From Ambridge (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781849900133
ISBN-10: 1849900132
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Taking Popular Music Seriously
2007 - Taking Popular Music Seriously [Ashgate Contemporary Thinkers on Critical Musicology] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780754626794
ISBN-10: 0754626792
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Music and Copyright
2004 - Music and Copyright (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780748618125
ISBN-10: 0748618120
Genre: Law
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2004 - Muirhead Library of Philosophy [Muirhead Library Ofphilosophy] (Hardcover)
The Inaudible Music Jazz Gender and Australian Modernity
2000 - The Inaudible Music Jazz Gender and Australian Modernity (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780868196015
ISBN-10: 0868196010
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Performing Rites Evaluating Popular Music
1998 - Performing Rites Evaluating Popular Music (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780192880604
ISBN-10: 0192880608
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Performing Rites On the Value of Popular Music
1998 - Performing Rites on the Value of Popular Music (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780674661967
ISBN-10: 0674661966
Genres: Nonfiction, Humor & Entertainment
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Rock and Popular Music  Politics Policies Instruments
1993 - Rock and Popular Music Politics Policies Instruments (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415063685
ISBN-10: 041506368X
Genre: Nonfiction
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Sound and Vision The Music Video Reader
1993 - Sound and VIsion the Music VIdeo Reader (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415094313
ISBN-10: 0415094313
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Substores
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ON RECORD  POP AND ROCK
1990 - On Record Pop and Rock (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780394564753
ISBN-10: 0394564758
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Facing the Music
1988 - Facing the Music (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780394558493
ISBN-10: 0394558499
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
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Art into Pop
1987 - Art Into Pop (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780416415308
ISBN-10: 041641530X
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1984 - The Sociology of Youth [Themes & perspectives in sociology] (Paperback)
Sound Effects Youth Leisure and the Politics of Rock 'n' Roll
Sound Effects
1981 - Sound Effects (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780394504612
ISBN-10: 0394504615
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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The sociology of rock
The Sociology of Rock [Communication and society] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780094602205
ISBN-10: 0094602204
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On Record Rock Pop and the Written Word
On Record Rock Pop and the Written Word (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415053051
ISBN-10: 0415053056
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The Soul Book
The Soul Book (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780440580140
ISBN-10: 0440580145
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Mystery [Reading Popular Fiction] (Hardcover)Paperback
The British Edge
The British Edge (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780910663465
ISBN-10: 0910663467
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La Otra Historia del Rock
La Otra Historia Del Rock [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788496222526
ISBN-10: 8496222527
Genres: Nonfiction, Humor & Entertainment
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