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New Left Review I/62, July-August 1970

Andrew Chester

Second thoughts on a Rock Aesthetic: The Band

In replying to Richard Merton’s comment on my first article, in nlr 59 [1] See ‘For a Rock Aesthetic’, nlr 59 and ‘Comment’, nlr 59. I take the opportunity to clarify and correct some of my own positions, and also to attack, some basic errors in Merton’s conception of the aesthetic status of rock music and its relationship to politics.

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