Conformity, Status And Innovation: The Accumulation And Utilisation Of Idiosyncrasy Credits In The Career Of The Beatles

Popular Music & Society 19.3 (1995) pp 41-74


Ideology, Trajectory And Stardom: Elvis Presley And The Beatles

International Review Of The Aesthetics & Sociology Of Music 27.1 (1996) pp 53-78


Synergies And Reciprocities: The Dynamics Of Musical And Professional Interaction Between The Beatles And Bob Dylan

Popular Music & Society 20.4 (1996) pp 53-79

Reprinted in The Library Of Essays On Popular Music: Rock Music ed Mark Spicer (Ashgate 2011) pp 37-63


Variations On A Theme: The Love Songs Of The Beatles

International Review Of The Aesthetics & Sociology Of Music 28.1 (1997) pp 37-62


And I Will Lose My Mind: Images Of Mental Illness In The Songs Of The Beatles  (with Dr Annette Hames, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust)

International Review Of The Aesthetics & Sociology Of Music 30.2 (1999) pp 173-188


Pete Best: History And His Story

Journal Of Popular Music Studies 11/12 (1999/2000) pp 103-124


Men Of Ideas? Popular Music, Anti-Intellectualism And The Beatles

The Beatles, Popular Music And Society: A Thousand Voices ed Ian Inglis (Macmillan 2000) pp 1-22


The Beatles Are Coming! Conjecture And Conviction In The Myth of Kennedy, America And The Beatles

Popular Music & Society 24.2 (2000) pp 93-108


Nothing You Can See That Isn’t Shown: The Album Covers Of The Beatles

Popular Music 20.1 (2001) pp 83-97


(Re)Constructing The Carnival: Continuity And Change In Contemporary British Popular Music  (with Lee Barron, Northumbria University)

International Review Of The Aesthetics & Sociology Of Music 33.1 (2002) pp 95-112


From Fab To Fantasy: The Roots And Routes Of The Cartoon Beatles

Visual Culture In Britain 3.1 (2002) pp 99-115


Some Kind Of Wonderful: The Creative Legacy Of The Brill Building

American Music 21.2 (2003) pp 214-235


George Harrison 1943-2001

Popular Music & Society 26.2 (2003) pp 225-226


The Act You’ve Known For All These Years: Telling The Tale Of The Beatles

Popular Music And Film ed Ian Inglis (Wallflower 2003) pp 77-90


Responses To Censorship In The US: Acquiescence, Withdrawal And Resistance

Shoot The Singer! Music Censorship Today ed Marie Korpe/Freemuse (Zed Books 2004) pp 175-186


A Brief Life: Broken Hearts And Sudden Deaths

Popular Music & Society 27.4 (2004) pp 477-488

Reprinted in Death, Dying And Bereavement: Major Themes In Social Welfare. Volume 1: The Human Encounter With Death ed Kenneth J. Doka (Routledge 2006) pp 259-272


Music, Masculinity And Membership

Pop Fiction: The Song In Cinema eds Steve Lannin & Matthew Caley (Intellect 2005) pp 63-70


Embassy Records: Covering The Market, Marketing The Cover

Popular Music & Society 28.2 (2005) pp 163-170


We’re Not In Kansas Anymore: Music, Myth And Narrative Structure (with Lee Barron, Northumbria University)

Speak To Me: The Legacy Of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side Of The Moon ed Russell Reising (Ashgate 2005) pp 56-66


John Peel 1939-2004

Popular Music & Society 28.3 (2005) pp 407-410


The Continuing Story Of John Lennon

Critical Studies In Media Communication 22.5 (2005) pp 451-455


The Road Not Taken

Performance And Popular Music: History, Place And Time ed Ian Inglis (Ashgate 2006) pp 41-51


The Politics Of Nomenclature

Journal Of Popular Music Studies 18.1 (2006) pp 3-17


The Ed Sullivan Show And The (Censored) Sounds Of The Sixties

Journal Of Popular Culture 39.4 (2006) pp 558-575


Fabricating The Fab Four: Pastiche And Parody

Access All Eras: Tribute Bands And Global Pop Culture ed Shane Homan (Open University Press 2006) pp 121-134


Popular Music History On Screen: The Pop/Rock Biopic

Popular Music History 2.1 (2007) pp 77-93


Sex & Drugs & Rock’n’Roll: Urban Legends And Popular Music

Popular Music & Society 30.5 (2007) pp 591-603

Reprinted in Terra Incognita: Researching The Weird eds Doug Bradley & Keith Dean (Kendall Hunt 2012) pp 71-86


Hammastyttavat Tarinat: Populaarimusiikin Urbaanien Myyttien Synty Ja Levitys

Musiikin Suunta 29.3 (2007) pp 4-17


Cover Story: Magic, Myth And Music

Sgt Pepper & The Beatles: It Was Forty Years Ago Today ed Olivier Julien (Ashgate 2008) pp 91-102


Scary Movies, Scary Music: Uses And Unities Of Heavy Metal In The Contemporary Horror Film (with Lee Barron, Northumbria University)

Terror Tracks: Music, Sound And Horror Cinema ed Philip Hayward (Equinox 2009) pp 186-197



The Cambridge Companion To The Beatles ed Kenneth Womack (Cambridge University Press 2009) pp 112-124


Absolute Beginners: The Evolution Of A British Popular Music Scene

The Ashgate Research Companion To Popular Musicology ed Derek B. Scott (Ashgate 2009) pp 379-395


Historical Approaches To Merseybeat

Popular Music History 4.1 (2009) pp 39-55

Reprinted in The Beat Goes On: Liverpool, Popular Music And The Changing City eds Marion Leonard & Robert Strachan (Liverpool University Press 2010) pp 11-27


The Politics Of Stardust Or The Politics Of Cool: Popular Music And The British Honours System

International Review Of The Aesthetics & Sociology Of Music 41.1 (2010) pp 51-71


Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed…Something Blue: The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine

Drawn To Sound: Animation Film Music And Sonicity ed Rebecca Coyle (Equinox 2010) pp 77-89


When Two Worlds Collide (with Paula Hearsum, University of Brighton)

Celebrity Studies 1.2 (2010) pp 239-241


I Read The News Today, Oh Boy: The British Press And The Beatles

Popular Music & Society 33.4 (2010) pp 549-562


Here, There And Everywhere: Introducing The Beatles

Popular Music And Television In Britain ed Ian Inglis (Ashgate 2010) pp 179-195


Theorising The Sound Of Merseybeat

Fifty Years With The Beatles: The Impact Of The Beatles On Contemporary Culture eds Jerzy Jarniewicz & Alina Kwiatkowska (Lodz University Press 2010) pp 131-148


Music Into Movies: The Film Of The Song

A Companion To Literature, Film And Adaptation ed Deborah Cartmell (Wiley-Blackwell 2012) pp 312-329


An Understanding Of Performance: The Beatles In Hamburg

Ware Inszenierungen: Performance, Vermarktung Und Authentizitat In Der Popularen Musik eds Dietrich Helms & Thomas Phleps (Transcript 2013) pp 171-185


The Beatles

Oxford Bibliographies Online: Music ed Bruce Gustafson (Oxford University Press 2013)


Ravi Shankar 1920-2012

Popular Music & Society 36.2 (2013) pp 274-278


The Voice Of The Quiet One: George Harrison All Things Must Pass

Please Allow Me To Introduce Myself: Essays On Debut Albums ed George Plasketes (Ashgate 2013) pp 67-74


A Long Strange Trip: The Continuing World Of European Deadheads (with Peter Smith, University of Strathclyde)

Popular Music & Society 36.3 (2013) pp 305-326

Reprinted in Fan Identities And Practices: Dedicated To Music ed Mark Duffett (Routledge 2015)  pp 7-28


The Emancipation Of Music Video: YouTube And The Cultural Politics Of Supply And Demand (with Paula Hearsum, University of Brighton)

The Oxford Handbook Of New Audiovisual Aesthetics eds John Richardson, Claudia Gorbman & Carol Vernallis (Oxford University Press 2013) pp 483-500


Film Music

Music In American Life ed Jacqueline Edmondson (ABC-Clio 2013) pp 443-448


The Toppermost Of The Poppermost (pp 4-15)

The Wanna-Beatles (p 37)

Family Men (pp 90-91)

The Beatles ed Ben Nussbaum (i-5 Publishing, 2014)


Fashioning The Fab Four: The Visual Identities Of The Beatles (with Charlotte Wilkins, Ecole du Louvre, Paris)

Journal of Fashion, Style & Popular Culture 2.2 (2015) pp 207-221


The Dead, The Stones & The Beatles (pp 12-17)

The Dead's Adventures Abroad (pp 32-39)

(with Peter Smith, University of Strathclyde)

Grateful Dead: 50th Anniversary ed Ben Nussbaum (i-5 Publishing, 2015)


How He Won The War (pp 28-35)

The Beatles' Bard (pp 76-87)

John Lennon ed Ben Nussbaum (i-5 Publishing 2015)


Nothing Is Real: The Beatles As Virtual Performers (with Philip Auslander, Georgia Institute of Technology)

Virtual Bands, Virtual Music eds Sheila Whiteley & Shara Rambarran (Oxford University Press, 2016) pp 35-51


L'Histoire, L'Endroit et Le Moment: Le Declenchement de La British Invasion (with Charlotte Wilkiins, Ecole du Louvre, Paris)

Volume: La Revue des Musiques Populaires 12.2 (2016) pp 87-107


Cilla Black 1943-2015

Popular Music & Society 39.2 (2016) pp 259-262


I Call Your Name: Introducing The Cast Of The White Album

The Beatles Through A Glass Onion: Reconsidering The White Album ed Mark Osteen (University of Michigan Press, 2019) pp 127-144