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death of rhythm & blues

Nelson George

death of rhythm & blues

by Nelson George

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Published by Omnibus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blues (Music) -- United States -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementNelson George.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3521
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi,222p.,(16)p.of plates :
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16698318M
    ISBN 100711916691

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Still 'The Death of Rhythm and Blues' is a MUST-READ for anyone seriously concerned about the future of Black music as well as the the Black community for, as Nelson bluntly puts it, "it is clear that Black America's assimilationist obsession is heading it straight towards cultural suicide".Cited by:   Well, this is a twenty-five-year-old book and could perhaps use some updating.

But much like its rough contemporaries, Mansion on the Hill and Hit Men, The Death of Rhythm & Blues stops at approximately the point at which I cease to really care about the music under discussion, so its age isn't necessarily a bad thing.

It's been a decade since I've read those other music-biz classics, but I'm /5. From Nelson George, supervising death of rhythm & blues book and writer of the hit Netflix series, "The Get Down," this passionate and provocative book tells the complete story of black music in the last fifty years, and in doing so outlines the perilous position of black culture within white American society.

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The Death Of Rhythm & BluesAcknowledgments Introduction: A Meditation on the Meaning of "Death" One Philosophy, Money, and Music () Two Dark Voices in the Night () Three The New Negro () Four Black Beauty, Black Confusion () Five Redemption Songs in the Age of Corporations () SixBrand: Penguin Publishing Group.

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In a fast-paced narrative, Nelson George’s book. The Death Of Rhythm and Blues Acknowledgments. Introduction: A Meditation on the Meaning of "Death" One. Philosophy, Money, and Music () Two.

Dark Voices in the Night () Three. The New Negro () Four. Black Beauty, Black Confusion () Five. Redemption Songs in the Age of Corporations () Six. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 23 cm: Other Titles.

An impassioned review of the economic, cultural, and social currents at work in post WW II black music; by the editor for black music at Billboard and author of The Michael Jackson Story, ; Where Did Our Love Go?, ; etc. George takes us behind the scenes to the record and radio industry machinations that led black music from the rhythm and blues of the 's to the rock-and-roll of.

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