Just my soul responding [electronic resource] : rhythm and blues, Black consciousness, and race relations / Brian Ward.
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- Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, c1998.
1 online resource (xi, 600p. ) ill., facsim., ports.
- Rhythm and blues music -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- Civil rights.
Music and race.
- Electronic books.
- In one of the most innovative and ambitious books to appear on civil rights and black power movements in America, the author examines the relationship between rhythm and blues music and the struggle for black freedom and equality from the 50's to the 70's.
Brian Ward is Lecturer in American History at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne .; This book is intended for american studies, American history postwar social and cultural history, political history, Black history, Race and Ethnic studies and Cultural studies together with the general trade music. Brian Ward is Lecturer in American History at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne .; This book is intended for american studies, American history postwar social and cultural history, political history, Black history, Race and Ethnic studies and Cultural studies together with the general trade music.
- Part 1 Deliver me from the days of old: "I hear you knocking..." - from R&B to Rock and Roll; "Down in the alley" - sex, success and sociology among black male vocal groups and shouters; "Too much monkey business" - race, rock and resistance. Part 2 People get ready: "Can I get a witness?" - civil rights, soul and secularization; "Everybody needs somebody to love" - southern soul, southern dreams, national stereotypes; "All for one, and one for all" - black enterprise, racial politics and the business of soul; "On the outside looking in" - rhythm and blues, celebrity politics and the civil rights movement. Part 3 One nation divisible under a groove: "Tell it like it is" - soul, funk and sexual politics in the black power era; "Get up, get into it, get involved" - black music and the black power movement; "Take that to the bank" - black capitalism, corporate soul and disco fever. Epilogue: "How I keep from going under" - black music in the post-revolutionary era.
- Electronic reproduction. Askews and Holts. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references (p. 519-548) and index.
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