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Icons of R & B and soul : an encyclopedia of the artists who revolutionized rhythm

Author: Bob Gulla
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Series: Greenwood icons.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawn from a mosaic of influences, including folk, gospel, and blues, R & B represents both everything that came before and nothing that was heard before. This is the music that bridged the gap between audiences and helped, at the very height of racism in America, to dismantle racial barriers. So much of today's music is derived directly from the highly influential and critically important sounds of R & B that  Read more...
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Gulla, Bob.
Icons of R & B and soul.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007040518
(OCoLC)166379461
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Gulla
ISBN: 9780313088070 0313088071 0313340447 9780313340444
OCLC Number: 230807722
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes (xxiv, 527 pages)) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: v. 1. Ray Charles ; Little Richard ; Fats Domino ; Ruth Brown ; LaVern Baker ; Sam Cooke ; Jackie Wilson ; Etta James ; Ike and Tina Turner ; The Isley Brothers ; James Brown / by Andy Schwartz ; Curtis Mayfield --
v. 2. Smokey Robinson and the Miracles ; The Temptations ; The Supremes ; Stevie Wonder / by Jesse Jarnow ; Marvin Gaye ; Dusty Springfield ; Aretha Franklin ; Otis Redding ; Sly and the Family Stone ; George Clinton ; Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, and Thom Bell ; Prince / by Jesse Jarnow.
Series Title: Greenwood icons.
Other Titles: Icons of R and B and soul
Responsibility: Bob Gulla.

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Among the featured: -Ray Charles -Little Richard -Fats Domino & New Orleans R&B -Ruth Brown -Sam Cooke -Etta James -James Brown -Aretha Franklin -The Supremes -Otis Redding -Ike & Tina Turner  Read more...

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". . . recommended for school and public libraries." - ARBA "[A]n excellent, two-volume, in-depth survey of musicians and their contributions to changing the atmostphere of rock and soul music. Each Read more...

 
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