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Title Da Capo best music writing 2005 : the year's finest writing on rock, hip-hop, jazz, pop, country, & more / J.T. LeRoy, guest editor ; Paul Bresnick, series editor.
Imprint Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2009.

Subject Popular music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Music -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Alt Name LeRoy, J. T., 1980-
Bresnick, Paul.
Add Title Best music writing 2005
Year's finest writing on rock, hip-hop, jazz, pop, country, and more
Description 1 online resource
Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Introduction: Better Than Anything I Could Say; From the Editor's Desk: A Conversation Between Ingrid Sischy and Camille Paglia; 1979 Calling; In Search of Jim Crow: Why Postmodern Minstrelsy Studies Matter; And Now, a Less Informed Opinion; 1979: The Year Punk Died, and Was Reborn; Rock's Enigmatic Poet Opens a Long-Private Door; "Songs Are the Star"; Discovering Folk Music; Devouring Poetry; Exploring His Themes; Refiguring the Melodies.
Punk Is Dead! Long Live Punk!: A Report on the State of Teen Spirit from the Mobile Shopping Mall That is the Vans Warped TourRevolution Blues; The Lost Boy; The Ghost of Saint Kurt; Heartbreaking Country Ballad Paralyzes Trucking Industry; Edelweiss; The Last Days of Brother Ray; The Rap Against Rockism; I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say; Notes; The Shortwave and the Calling; The Secret Sounds; Mission: Indecipherable; The Leading Edge of Rock; On the Record; Police Secretly Watching Hip-Hop Artists; Part of Police Work; "What to Look for"; Heavy Meta; There Is a Light That Never Goes Out.
LiverpoolTexas; California; Pirate; The Shock of the New; Looking Back and Forward; Confidence; Final Farewell; Other Notable Essays of 2004; List of Contributors; Acknowledgments; Credits.
Summary Another stellar collection of the year's best writing on music as selected by the acclaimed, elusive author of contemporary classics Sarah and The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780786738137 (electronic bk.)
0786738138 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 819610141
Additional Format Print version: LeRoy, JT. Da Capo Best Music Writing 2005 : The Year's Finest Writing on Rock, Hip-hop, Jazz, Pop, Country, and More. Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, ©2009 9780306814464