In 2013 I published a book about Nina Simone for Equinox’s Icons of Pop Music series. When I started researching Nina Simone as part of my PhD work in 2003, I was surprised to find that there was so little scholarship about her. I had assumed that she would feature in many studies dedicated to […]Read more "Nina Simone: So Transported"
Popular music artists, as performers in the public eye, offer a privileged site for the witnessing and analysis of ageing and its mediation. The Late Voice undertakes such an analysis by considering issues of time, memory, innocence and experience in modern Anglophone popular song and the use by singers and songwriters of a ‘late voice’. […]Read more "The Late Voice"