Odetta : a life in music and protest (eBook, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Odetta : a life in music and protest

Author: Ian Zack
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The untold story of the woman whose music and afro inspired a generation, whose voice provided a soundtrack for the unfolding civil rights movement of the 1950s and '60s"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Zack, Ian.
Odetta
Boston : Beacon Press, 2020.
(DLC) 2019056298
Named Person: Odetta; Odetta
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Zack
ISBN: 9780807035337 0807035335
OCLC Number: 1133661633
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 276 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: A voice like thunder --
From Birmingham to Los Angeles --
Straightened my back, kinked my hair --
The toast of New York --
Getting political --
The fuse is lit --
TV sensation --
That lovely Odetta ... playing a murderess --
Enter Bob Dylan --
In the heart of Jim Crow --
March music --
The times they are a-changin' --
Freedom gets personal --
Hit or miss --
Blues everywhere I go --
"Who will be the Odetta of now?".
Responsibility: Ian Zack.

Abstract:

"The untold story of the woman whose music and afro inspired a generation, whose voice provided a soundtrack for the unfolding civil rights movement of the 1950s and '60s"--

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