Sweet Soul Music : Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom

Sweet Soul Music : Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom

by Peter Guralnick
     
 

SWEET SOUL MUSIC profiles the legendary artists--among them Sam Cook, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, and Al Green--who merged gospel and rhythm and blues. "The best history of '60s soul music. . . . Sooner or later, it is going to be recognized as a classic; the time to read it is now".--Robert Palmer, NEW YORK TIMES. 175 photos.See more details below

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SWEET SOUL MUSIC profiles the legendary artists--among them Sam Cook, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, and Al Green--who merged gospel and rhythm and blues. "The best history of '60s soul music. . . . Sooner or later, it is going to be recognized as a classic; the time to read it is now".--Robert Palmer, NEW YORK TIMES. 175 photos.

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Library Journal - Library Journal
"A definitive chronicle of one of the great creative periods in American pop history," said LJ's reviewer of this 1986 volume, which tracks the rise and fall of a collaboration of white and black musicians, songwriters, and singers from the 1950s to its peak and disintegration a decade later. (LJ 6/1/86) Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.

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ISBN-13:
9781841952406
Publisher:
Canongate Books
Publication date:
05/02/2002

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