Rock music, like space, is big. Very big. It has a huge audience, is extremely culturally pervasive and is serviced by a vast leisure industry. Like that other great arena of popular culture, sport, rock has provoked controversy over the relationship between commerce and culture.
Recommended CitationRowe, David, Striking a Chord: Rock and Politics in the Eighties, Australian Left Review, 1(99), 1987, 19-23.