Buchanan & Goodman, “The Flying Saucer” Parts 1 & 2

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In this chapter I outline how sampling, industry litigation, novelty recording, and mashup quotations combined in ‘Flying Saucer’, resulted in the song’s unique position in the history of popular music, despite the fact it was the only hit Buchanan and Goodman ever had.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOne-Hit Wonders
Subtitle of host publicationAn Oblique History of Popular Music
EditorsSarah Hill
PublisherBloomsbury Academic
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)1501368419
Publication statusPublished - 24 Feb 2022


  • Copyright Litigation
  • The Flying Saucer


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