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Michael R. (Mike) Mosher and Noriko Uosaki (2005)

The Lyrics and Background of 15 Hit Songs

Shohakusha Publications, Tokyo, Japan.

This English language textbook consists of lectures on how songs reflect American youth culture that were delivered by Mosher when he was SVSU Exchange Faculty at Shikoku University, Tokushima-shi, Japan in 2002, and is illustrated by him. Ms. Uosaki of Shikoku University provided translations and exercises. Available only in Japan, it includes Michigan-based rock music (MC5, Stooges, Grand Funk, Madonna) of the past, contemporary artists like Mary J. Blige and the Dandy Warhols, and is marketed to English language teachers.