Perfect Beat, Vol 4, No 3 (1999)

FLYING SAUCER ROCK AND ROLL The Australian press confronts early rock and roll

Issued Date: 5 Oct 2015


This article provides an overview and distillation of trends and themes evident in press writings of the 1950s which dealt contemporaneously with the emergence of rock and roll music in Australia. About fifty explicit references are given, selected
from a much larger sampling of tabloid and broadsheet newspapers, magazines, 'serious' journals and paperback non-fiction of the period.

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DOI: 10.1558/prbt.v4i3.28719


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