[ Ebook ] ➡ Roy Orbison Author Peter Lehman – Plummovies.info

[ Ebook ] ➡ Roy Orbison  Author Peter Lehman – Plummovies.info Roy Orbison S Music Whether Heard In His Own Recordings Or In Cover Versions Of His Songs Is A Significant Part Of Contemporary American Culture Despite The Fact That He Died Almost A Generation Ago Few Of Today S Listeners Know Or Remember How Startlingly Unique He Seemed At The Height Of His Career In The Early 1960s In This Book, Peter Lehman Looks At The Long Span Of Orbison S Career And Probes Into The Uniqueness Of His Songs, Singing, And Performance Style, Arguing That Singer Songwriters No Less Than Filmmakers Can Be Considered As Auteurs Unlike Other Pop Stars, Orbison Was A Constant Presence On The Top 40, But Virtually Invisible In The Media During His Heyday Ignoring The Conventions Of Pop Music, He Wrote Complex Songs And Sang Them With A Startling Vocal Range And Power Wearing Black Clothes And Glasses And Standing Motionless On Stage, He Rejected The Macho Self Confidence And Strutting That Characterized The Male Rockers Of His Time He Sang About A Man Lost In A World Of Loneliness And Fear, One Who Cried In The Dark Or Escaped Into A Dream World, The Only Place His Desires Could Be Fulfilled This Was A Man Who Reveled In Passivity, Pain, And Loss Lehman Traces Orbison S Development Of This Alternative Masculinity And The Use Of His Music In Films By Wim Wenders And David Lynch Widely Admired By Fellow Musicians From Elvis To Jagger, Springsteen And Bono, Orbison Still Attracts New Listeners As A Devoted Fan And Insightful Scholar, Lehman Gives Us A Fascinating Account Of The Greatest White Singer On The Planet, And A New Approach To Understanding Individual Singer Songwriters.


10 thoughts on “Roy Orbison

  1. Paul Bryant Paul Bryant says:

    Another dry leaden several mentions of Lacan migraine inducing PhD thesis about pop music turned into a book, yes, but these things can be interesting and this is an unusual subject.I checked Prof Lehman s Rate My Professor page over at the University of Arizona uh oh Half the class falls asleep when he speaks.His lectures are very boring as hellHis lectures are dull, to the point wher


  2. Rochelle Rochelle says:

    Great academic insightsThis comprehensive academic work gives wonderful insights into the nature of Roy Orbison s songs and unique contribution to modern pop music It s a great read apart from going into almost too much detail about a copyright trial involving the song Pretty Woman but then as an a...


  3. Laura Molina Laura Molina says:

    What I realized from reading this book is that every other person walking the earth is obsessed with something A good academic book about pop music even though I disagree with the author s assumed motivations and meanings of songwriters I don t think, I Drove All Night is a stalker song or in any way creepy There is a lot of well researched history on the meaning of wearing black, tragic perso


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