Sunday, April 8, 2007

Podcast -- FAKING IT by Hugh Barker and Yuval Taylor -- NPR - The Sound of Young America

A podcast with Yuval Taylor, co-author with Hugh Barker of "Faking It: The Quest for Authenticity in Popular Music." "The Public Radio Show about Things that are Awesome" discusses what Taylor and Barker see as the three forms of musical authenticity: cultural, personal and representational, accompanied by music from artists including Leadbelly, Nirvana, Neil Young, Woodie Guthrie, the Rolling Stones, Jimmie Rodgers, Donna Summer, Billy Joel and even Jennifer Lopez.