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Book review: 'From Mummers to Madness: A Social History of Popular Music in England, c.1770s to c.1970s'
Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2022-05-11

Our title ‘Mummers to Madness’ has been reviewed by Dave Russell, the author of ‘Popular Music in England, 1840-1914. A Social History’ (1997, second edition). Dave has also published numerous essays and articles on the history of popular music and popular leisure.Although the ‘Madness’ in the title of this excellent new book clearly refers to the north London pop band, I could not help wondering [...]

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From Mummers to Madness: A Social History of Popular Music in England, c.1770s to c.1970s
Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-09-14

This month we celebrate the release of our latest history book by Prof. David Taylor, who also authored Beerhouses, Brothels and Bobbies: From Mummers to Madness: A Social History of Popular Music in England, c.1770s to c.1970s. This book on popular music is aimed at a wide audience of both academics and those simply seeking to learn more about the history of popular music!This new title [...]

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