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The pop manner has become respectable, pop matter is suspect. In the mass media too the revolt has turned into a style.
The mistake which most critics make is to persist in trying to evaluate pop culture as if it were something else: the equivalent of insisting on considering a bicycle as if it were a horse.
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Speak roughly to your little boy, And beat him when he sneezes; He only does it to annoy, Because he knows it teases.
August 17, 1926
July 5, 2007
Alan George Heywood Melly was an English jazz and blues singer, critic, writer and lecturer. From 1965 to 1973 he was a film and television critic for The Observer and lectured on art history, with an emphasis on surrealism.
Revolt Into Style: The Pop Arts (1970)
Don't Tell Sybil (1997)
Scouse Mouse (1995)
Hooked!: Fishing Memories (1999)
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