In the Houses of the Holy: Led Zeppelin and the Power of by Susan Fast

By Susan Fast

This quantity examines the robust ways that identification should be formed by way of rock tune. during the tune, imagery and discourse surrounding the most leading edge and commercially winning rock bands ever, Susan quickly probes such matters as buildings of gender and sexuality, the construction of fantasy and using ritual, the appropriation of jap musics and the blues, the physicality of the song, and using the physique in functionality. The band's effect is tested via socially-situated musical research, in addition to an ethnographic examine of Led Zeppelin lovers. quick attracts on educational and journalistic writing in addition to a brand new interview with band member John Paul Jones. particular items tested comprise "Dazed and Confused," "Kashmir," "Stairway to Heaven," and "Whole Lotta Love."

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