Franklin

Mercy, mercy me : the art, loves and demons of Marvin Gaye / Michael Eric Dyson.

Author/Creator:
Dyson, Michael Eric.
Publication:
New York : Basic Civitas Books, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 290 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Gaye, Marvin.
Singers -- United States -- Biography.
Contents:
"Ain't nothing like the real thing" : Marvin Gaye's meaning
"What's going on" : Marvin, Motown, and me
"Stubborn kind of fellow" : the search for a style
"If this world were mine" : the politics of soul music
"Somethin' like sanctified" : sexuality and spirituality
"How sweet it is to be loved by you" : black love and secret romance
"Come live with me, angel" : eroticism and exodus
"Father, father, father we don't need to escalate" : Afroedipalism, corporal punishment, and the politics of self-destruction
"Trouble man" : from the Prince of Motown to the Pied Piper of R&B.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-280), discography (p. 253-260), and index.
ISBN:
046501769X (alk. paper)
OCLC:
54372893
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