Andy Bennett is Professsor of Cultural Sociology and Director of the Griffith Centre for Cultural Research at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia. He is a Faculty Fellow with the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University and author of Culture and Everyday Life, Cultures of Popular Music, and Popular Music and Youth Culture: Music, Identity, and Place.
Acknowledgments Introduction: A Life-Changing Thing I Contextualizing Popular Music and Aging 1 Popular Music and the Aging Audience 2 Individual and Collective Lifestyles of Aging Popular Music Audiences II Case Studies 3 Toning Down the Mohawk: Music, Style, and Aging 4 Career Opportunities: Work, Leisure, and the Aging Popular Music Fan 5 "This Is `Dad House'": Continuity and Conflict among Multigenerational Music Audiences 6 Still "Changing the World"? Music, Aging, and Politics Conclusion: Too Old to Rock and Roll? Appendix: A Note on Methodology Bibliography Index