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We are the champions : the politics of sports and popular music /

Main Author: McLeod, Ken, 1964-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2011
Series: Ashgate popular and folk music series.
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Table of Contents:
  • "Take me out to the ball game" : a brief history of music, sports, and competition
  • "Let's get physical" : female identity, music and the fitness industry
  • "Who let the dogs out?" : sports music, marketing crossover, and the business of performance enhancement
  • "We will rock you" : sports anthems and hypermasculinity
  • "It's a man's man's man's world" : constructing male identity in African American music and sports
  • "Go west" : the integration of sports and music in constructing national and transnational identities
  • "Gonna fly now" : visual media and the soundtrack of sports.