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Jonathyne Briggs

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Jonathyne Briggs is the author of Sounds French: Globalization, Cultural Communities, and Pop Music, 1958-1980, and an associate professor of history at Indiana University Northwest, where he teaches on European youth culture and the history of pop music. He has published extensively on French popular music in the 1960s and 1970s in journals and collections. He lives in Chicago, still toys with his favorite guitar, and hopes that someday Daft Punk will play at his house.​