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ROCK ME WITH A STEADY ROLL.

Author: ANN POWERS
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : DEY STREET Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"In this sweeping history of popular music in the United States, NPR's acclaimed music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental American ideas and beliefs, allowing us to communicate difficult emotions and truths about our most fraught social issues, most notably sex and race."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: ANN POWERS
ISBN: 0062463691 9780062463692
OCLC Number: 958782608
Contents: The taboo baby: New Orleans, 1800-1900 --
That da da strain: shimmying, shaking, sexology: New York, 1900-1929 --
Let it breathe on me: spiritual erotics: Chicago, Birmingham, Memphis, 1929-1956 --
Teen dreams and grown-up urges: the American heartland, 1950-1960 --
The sexual revolution and its discontents: New York, Detroit, San Francisco, Los Angeles, 1961-1970 --
Hard and soft realities: London, Los Angeles, New York, 1971-1979 --
Oh no, it hurts: AIDS, Reagan, and the backlash: New York, San Francisco, Seattle, 1977-1997 --
Hungry cyborgs: Britney, Beyoncé, and the virtual frontier: Cyberspace, 1999-2016.

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"No writer is better equipped than Ann Powers to clarify and dissect the fundamental American myths that power our popular music. Good Booty is an expansive, electrifying, and important book. It Read more...

 
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