We’re one short for the crossing: Abbey Road and popular memory

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One of the most understated debates within contemporary cultural studies is popular memory. Requiring radical interdisciplinary work, and a diverse array of textual sites, it remains a challenge for the theorist. This piece takes a cultural text -the wall encircling Abbey Road studios in London - and explores how fans inscribe their memories and meanings on its surface.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-16
Number of pages17
JournalTransformations: Region, Culture and Society
Publication statusPublished - May 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Beatles
  • popular memory
  • London
  • Popular music
  • fandom
  • Abby Road


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