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Got to be something here : the rise of the Minneapolis sound

Author: Andrea Swensson
Publisher: London : University of Minnesota Press, 2017.
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Beginning in the year of Prince's birth, 1958, with the recording of Minnesota's first R & B record by a North Minneapolis band called the Big Ms, Got to Be Something Here traces the rise of that distinctive sound through two generations of political upheaval, rebellion, and artistic passion. Funk and soul become a lens for exploring three decades of Minneapolis and St. Paul history as longtime music journalist  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Swensson, Andrea.
Got to be something here.
London : University of Minnesota Press, 2017
(OCoLC)982091378
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Swensson
ISBN: 9781452956350 1452956359
OCLC Number: 1005701346
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Contents --
Prologue --
1. Plymouth Avenue --
2. Rondo --
3. The Way --
4. The Mines --
5. Black and Proud --
6. The Flame --
7. Black and White --
8. The Family --
9. Prince and André --
10. Funkytown --
Epilogue --
Acknowledgments and Sources --
Significant Recordings --
Bibliography
Responsibility: Andrea Swensson.

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Beginning in the year of Princes birth, 1958, with the recording of Minnesotas first R&B record by a North Minneapolis band called the Big Ms, Got to Be Something Here traces the rise of that  Read more...

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"This is a book that reminds us that culture has no dead ends, only detours."-City Pages"Got to Be Something Here is both an inspiring and an infuriating read."-The Current"Andrea Swensson, is the Read more...

 
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