Razabilly : transforming sights, sounds, and history in the Los Angeles Latina/o Rockabilly scene /

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University of Texas Press :, Austin, United States, p.1 online resource (xv, 200 pages) : (2021)

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(OCoLC)fst00957600, (OCoLC)fst01019150, (OCoLC)fst01180525, (OCoLC)fst01748748, (OCoLC)fst01748915, (OCoLC)fst01938475, 20th century., 21st century., California, fast, Hispanic Americans, History, Mexican Americans, Retro (Style) in popular music., Rock music fans, Rockabilly music, Rockabilly musicians, Rockabilly musicians., Rockabilly subculture, Rockabilly subculture., Social aspects, Social conditions, Social conditions., Social life and customs, Working class


Description based on print version record.Introduction -- From London to East Los: a cultural history of the international Rockabilly scene -- C'mon baby, let the good times roll! Sites of leisure and memory in the formation of the Chicana/o and Latina/o Rockabilly scene of Greater Los Angeles -- Fashioning Razabilly bodies: embodied style and stance in the Chicana/o and Latina/o Rockabilly scene of Greater Los Angeles -- Your roots are showing: tracing genealogies and building cultural memory through the malleable canon of the Greater Los Angeles Rockabilly scene -- Epilogue."A close examination of the sights, sounds, and sensibilities of the Latina/o Rockabilly scene in Los Angeles, its ties to working-class communities, and its dissemination through the post-NAFTA global landscape"--Includes bibliographical references and index.