Articles on Rock Music and Song
Song, Songs, and Singing, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 71,#1 Winter 2013, an entire issue with a dozen plus articles
Richard Meltzer, the Aesthetics of Rock Music (1970)
James O. Young, Between Rock and Harp Place, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 53 (1995): 78-81
Bruce Baugh, Music for the Young at Heart” The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 53 (1995) 81-83
Bruce Baugh (1993). Prolegomena to Any Aesthetics of Rock Music. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 51 (1):23-29.
Stephen Davies, Rock versus Classical Music, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 57,2 Spring 1999.
Roger Scruton, “The Decline of Musical Culture” in reprinted in Alex Neill and Aaron Ridley, Arguing About Art 119-134.
Theodore Gracyk, "Music's worldly uses, or how I learned to stop worrying and to love Led Zeppelin," reprinted in Alex Neill and Aaron Ridley, Arguing About Art 135-147
John Fisher, “Rock n Recording: The Ontological Complexity of Rock Music in What is Music? Ed. P. Alperson (Penn State Press), 1998.
Also in Philip Alperson, ed., Musical Worlds: New Directions in the Philosophy of Music (Penn State Press, 1994), includes John Fisher Rock n Recording: The Ontological Complexity of Rock Music, "Cage and Philosophy by Noel Carroll, Levinson on Evaluating Music, Can White People Sing the Blues: Race ethnicity and Expressive Authenticity
S. Frith, Towards an aesthetic of popular music in Leppert and McClary eds., Music and Society (Cambridge, 1987).
Theodore Gracyk, Rhythm and Noise: An Aesthetics of Rock (Duke press, 1995)
Susan McClary andRobert Walser,"StartMakingSense! MusicologyWres tles with Rock,"in On Record:Rock,Pop, and the Written Word,eds. Simon Frithet al. (London:Routledge, 1990)
Robert Palmer, Rock and Roll: An Unruly History (New York:HarmonyBooks, 1995);