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4 Young, Gifted, and Slack

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In late 1991 and early 1992, Nirvana hijacked the airwaves with “Smells Like Teen Spirit.” When their albumNevermindpassed Michael Jackson’sDangerouson its way to the number one spot on theBillboardcharts at the beginning of 1992, many people perceived that a significant shift in music and popular culture was underway. This shift was largely unanticipated because there had been few commercial successes within  Read more...
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ISBN: 9780814757475 0814757472 9780814759523 0814759521
Publication:Moore, Ryan; Sells like Teen Spirit : Music, Youth Culture, and Social Crisis; 114; New York; London : NYU Press, 2009
Language Note: English
Unique Identifier: 8183532311
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In late 1991 and early 1992, Nirvana hijacked the airwaves with “Smells Like Teen Spirit.” When their albumNevermindpassed Michael Jackson’sDangerouson its way to the number one spot on theBillboardcharts at the beginning of 1992, many people perceived that a significant shift in music and popular culture was underway. This shift was largely unanticipated because there had been few commercial successes within “alternative” music to date, and thus insiders at DGC, Nirvana’s record label, were modestly hoping thatNevermindmight become a gold record (sell 500,000 units) if management worked hard and the band toured

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