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Best music writing 2007 : the year's finest writing on rock, hip-hop, jazz, pop, country and more

Best music writing 2007 : the year's finest writing on rock, hip-hop, jazz, pop, country and more

Author: Robert Christgau
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo : London : Perseus Running [distributor], 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Celebrating the year in music writing by gathering an array of essays, missives and musings on every style of music from rock to hip-hop to R&B to jazz to pop and to blues, this volume is suitable  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Christgau
ISBN: 0306815613 9780306815614
OCLC Number: 974555574
Description: xx, 351 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: If music is the answer, what's the question? / Carl Wilson --
Latinos give new life to Neil Diamond anthem / Ann Powers --
Double history of the Supremes' "Love child" / Michaelangelo Matos --
White bread black beer / Jane Dark --
On top : Mariah Carey's record-breaking career / Sasha Frere-Jones --
Suga mama, politicized / Daphne A. Brooks --
Yeah I'm threatening ya! I keep hedge funds! ; Buy kingdom come and get a free fucking tote bag! ; I'ma fuck around and barf! / Chris Ryan --
Being James Brown / Jonathan Lethem --
Nica's story : the life and legend of the jazz baroness / David Kastin --
Always coming home: Joanna Newsom / Erik Davis --
Spankmaster and servant : on the psycho/genius double helix and XXX appeal of Kool Keith / Bob Harvilla --
G-d's reggae star : how Matisyahu became a pop phenomenon / Jody Rosen --
Straight outta Israel / Arye Dworken --
Told you so : the making of reasonable doubt / Jack Erwin ... [et al.] --
The history of cocaine rap / kris ex --
Bulgarian idol / Elisabeth Vincentelli --
Excuse me, weren't you in the Fall? / Dave Simpson --
#32. Just because it's a song doesn't mean it's true / Will Hermes (as Robert Barbara) --
Industrial psychology / Brandon Perkins --
Multiple personality disorder / Sarah Godfrey --
Man in love : Barbra Streisand, Barry Gibb, and the autobiographical criticism of Doug Belknap / Dylan Hicks --
People, people who love Barbra / Jessica Shaw --
Making plans for Daniel : pitchfork media / Nitsuh Abebe --
SWF, 45 / Jessica Hopper --
Gimme back my bone : pondering the ineffable sound of "classic rock that rocks" / Jay Boronski --
Heavy theater / David Byrne --
Imperfect sound forever / Nick Southall --
A true hipster / Robert Forster --
Rock 'n' roll high school / Richard Hell --
The bands played on / John Swenson --
New Orleans hip-hop is the home of gangsta gumbo / Kelefa Sanneh --
The syncher, not the song : the irresistible rise of the Numa numa dance / Douglas Wolk.
Responsibility: Robert Christgau, guest editor.


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