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’s “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 ethinicity 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)