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Overview

From Robert Johnson to Aretha Franklin, Mahalia Jackson to John Lee Hooker, blues and gospel artists play significant roles in twentieth-century culture. This overview of these genres provides an expression of the twentieth-century black American experience. Histories are questioned; songs and lyrical imagery are analyzed; perspectives are presented from the standpoint of voice, guitar, piano, and working musician. A concluding chapter discusses the impact that the genres have had on mainstream musical culture.
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"...an important addition to literature devoted to the discussion of the blues." Notes

"... [part of] new essentials for public, academic, and musical libraries, and they would enhance high school libraries as well." Against the Grain

"...This fine collection of essays represents a particularly useful introduction to the blues for undergraduates...The Cambridge Companion to Blues and Gospel Music effectively enables readers to understand the meanings of these forms of African American music and their legacy." -Yves Laberge, Institut quebecois des hautes etudes internationales, Quebec City: Journal of American Folklore

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521001076
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2003
  • Series: Cambridge Companions to Music Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 234
  • Product dimensions: 6.85 (w) x 9.72 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Meet the Author

Allan Moore is Head of the School of Performing Arts at the University of Surrey, UK. He has written widely on popular music and is author of The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Cambridge University Press 1997), and Rock: The Primary Text (1993).
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Table of Contents

1. Surveying the field: our knowledge of blues and gospel music Allan Moore; 2. Labels: identifying categories of blues and gospel Jeff Todd Titon; 3. The development of the blues David Evans; 4. The development of gospel music Don Cusic; 5. Twelve key recordings Graeme Boone; 6. 'Black twice': performance conditions for blues and gospel artists Steve Tracy; 7. Vocal expression in the blues and gospel Barb Jungr; 8. The guitar Matt Backer; 9. Keyboard techniques Adrian York; 10. Imagery in the lyrics Guido van Rijn; 11. Appropriations of blues and gospel in popular music Dave Headlam.
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