The History of R B and Soul Music

All were based on Gordy's formula geared to produce smooth, safe, non-controversial soul music for teenagers of all races. Down in Memphis, Tennessee, the musicians, songwriters, and producers at Stax Records had little interest in ...

The History of R   B and Soul Music

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The History of R & B and Soul Music
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Stuart A. Kallen
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-18 - Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC

Rhythm and Blues, along with soul music has historically been written and produced by black Americans to reflect the African American experience in the United States. This book covers a range of styles within RandB, including boogie-woogie, Doo-Wop, jump blues, and 12-bar blues, Motown soul, 70s funk, urban contemporary, and
American Popular Music: The age of rock
Language: en
Pages: 267
Authors: Timothy E. Scheurer
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Popular Press

Beginning with the emergence of commercial American music in the nineteenth century, Volume 1 includes essays on the major performers, composers, media, and movements that shaped our musical culture before rock and roll. Articles explore the theoretical dimensions of popular music studies; the music of the nineteenth century; and the
American Music
Language: en
Authors: Nicolae Sfetcu
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-09 - Publisher: Nicolae Sfetcu

The music of the United States is so cool! It reflects the country’s multicultural population through a diverse array of styles. Rock and roll, hip hop, country, rhythm and blues, and jazz are among the country’s most internationally renowned genres. Since the beginning of the 20th century, popular recorded music
Soul Citizen - Tales & Travels from the Dawn of the Soul Era to the Internet Age
Language: en
Authors: Clive Richardson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-26 - Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

Clive Richardson grew up in London at the birth of the soul era, as first Motown then Stax created their musical impact on the youth of the UK. Forming a fan club for Atlantic singer Don Covay was the foundation of his journalistic career as contributor to Soul Music magazine,
California Soul
Language: en
Pages: 507
Authors: Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje, Eddie S. Meadows
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-05-12 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

"Documented with great care and affection, this book is filled with revelations about the intermingling of peoples, styles of music, business interests, night-life pleasures, and the strange ways lived experience shaped black music as America's music in California." —Charles Keil, co-author of Music Grooves