From Fats Waller to Slim Dusty, popular entertainment has made the world go round. The left has tended to view it with a jaundiced eye — sometimes celebrating it, more often damning it. Craig McGregor doesn't think either response is enough. Here he looks at what makes rocking around the clock tick.
Recommended CitationMcGregor, Craig, A Popular Passion, Australian Left Review, 1(107), 1988, 18-19, 21-25.