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Pop and Poetry – Pleasure and Protest

Udo Lindenberg, Konstantin Wecker and the Tradition of German Cabaret


Annette Blühdorn

Contents: Lyrics Between Pop and Poetry – Perspectives of Popular Music Research and of Literary Studies – The Dichotomy Between E-Musik and U-Musik – The Split Between High and Low Literature – Lyrics Between Pleasure and Protest – Weimar Cabaret and Cabaret Chanson – The Concept of Gebrauchslyrik – The German Singer-Songwriter Movement – Early German Rock Music – The Lyrics of Udo Lindenberg and Konstantin Wecker.