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The Oxford American book of great music writing

Marc Smirnoff

2008

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  • Title:
    The Oxford American book of great music writing
  • Author: Marc Smirnoff
  • Description: Acknowledgements -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Blues: Various artists: falling into place --Leadbelly --Bessie Smith --Country: Jimmy Martin -- Early history: Blind Tom Wiggins -- Emmett Miller -- Rock & roll/Pop: My morning jacket -- Janis Joplin -- Chris Bel -- Jim White -- Jazz: Eartha Kitt -- Henry "Red" Allen -- Folk/Bluegrass: Doc Watson -- Fred Neil -- Iris DeMen -- R & B/Soul: Ray Charles -- Dusty Springfield -- Joe Tex (a short story) -- Ike Turner -- Family: My mother's blues -- About a girl -- Rockabilly: Jerry Lee Lewis -- Southern rock: The Allman Brothers -- Lynyrd Skynyrd -- Lynyrd Skynyrd (a short story) -- Southern heavy metal: An ode -- Blues: Dept. of R.L. Burnside: Authenticity be damned! -- Why I wear my mojo hand -- Walking after midnight -- Homage to a juke joint -- Rock & roll II: Captain Beefheart -- Sex Pistols -- R & B: Dept. of Al Green: Raw and born again -- Only his voice made us feel this way -- Dept. of Elvis: Bill Haney -- Rock & roll/Pop III: R.E.M. -- Bobbie Gentry -- Randy Newman -- 1967 (a poem) -- Drivin' & cryin' -- Jazz II: King Pleasure -- Bob Dorough -- Blues II: Hunting for old records: a true story -- Portrait of the artist as an aging Lightnin' Hopkins enthusiast -- Rockabilly II: Carl Perkins (an interview) -- Dale Hawkins -- Playing: Notes from the underground (Twang tour) -- Lucinda Williams -- Guitar lessons -- Classical/Avant-Garde: Moondog -- Love set to music -- At the young composer's concert (a poem) -- Playing II: The song of a sad cafe -- Banjo -- Most human sound -- Contributors -- Credits.
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Publisher: Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press
  • Format: xxii, 421 p. : ill.
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-61075-299-6
  • Subjects: Popular music -- Southern States -- History and criticism; Music -- American influences; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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