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|ISBN:||9780472072095 0472072099 9780472052097 0472052098 9780472120048 0472120042|
|Description:||x, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||"Crippled with nerves" : polio survivors in popular music --
Vox crippus : voicing the disabled body --
Corpus crippus : performing disability in pop and rock --
Johnnie-be-deaf : one hearing-impaired star, and popular music as a disabling (deafening) culture --
Crippin' the light fandango : an industry that kills and maddens, and campaigns.
"Thoroughly researched and engagingly written, McKay's illuminating cultural history of disability in popular music succeeds on another level as an important document of disability advocacy."