The Blackwell Guide To Soul Recordings | Radio Funk
The Blackwell Guide To Soul Recordings | Radio Funk
The Blackwell Guide To Soul Recordings | Radio Funk

The Blackwell Guide to Soul Recordings

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Auteur: Pruter, Robert

Nombre de pages: 464

Détails: Revue de presse "You can almost hear the old godfather James Brown moaning on thedust–cover: a must for music, public and funky academic libraries." Reference Reviews"A generally excellent bargain discography. Recommended foracademic and public libraries." Library Journal"This guide will give you all the information you require aboutAretha and every other important rhythm and blues singer, from ′50sgroundbreakers like Little Richard, Roy Brown and the Five Royalesto all the influential Motown artists and major stars like JamesBrown and Michael Jackson." Sunday News Journal"An excellent core discography of some 400 soul musicrecordings... Recommended for academic, music, and large publiclibraries." Choice"Eight top music writers provide an essential history of thegenre and recommend a library of almost 400 LPs and CDs upon whichthey based this readable work." The Flint Journal Présentation de l'éditeur The first ever guide to soul recordings, this book – the latest ina popular and well–established series – is an essential purchasefor anyone wishing to build up a comprehensive recordcollection. Each chapter of the Guide provides an essential list of fifteenreleases, and a basic list of thirty. The essential releases arethose from artists most likely to be recognized by the generalpublic – singers such as James Brown, Aretha Franklin, theTemptations, Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder – and they each getextended comments. The basic lists is designed to supplement thisand cover some of the ′lesser′ artists, and also the tangents andby–ways of the genre – Latin Soul, Low rider music andsoul–blues. In its 405 entries, the Guide covers not only music from the goldenera of soul – the early 1960s to the mid–1970s – but also the 1950srhythm and blues that preceded it, and the disco, funk and AfricanAmerican styles which followed. Eight of the leading British and American experts have contributedto the guide, each concentrating on a particular aspect of soulmusic – whether it be an account of the music produced in a certainregion (such as New York, Chicago, the West Coast, the South orEurope), or one of the periods of the style′s development. Quatrième de couverture The first ever guide to soul recordings, this book – the latest ina popular and well–established series – is an essential purchasefor anyone wishing to build up a comprehensive recordcollection. Each chapter of the Guide provides an essential list offifteen releases, and a basic list of thirty. The essentialreleases are those from artists most likely to be recognized by thegeneral public – singers such as James Brown, Aretha Franklin, theTemptations, Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder – and they each getextended comments. The basic lists is designed to supplement thisand cover some of the ′lesser′ artists, and also the tangents andby–ways of the genre – Latin Soul, Low rider music and soul–blues. In its 405 entries, the Guide covers not only music fromthe golden era of soul – the early 1960s to the mid–1970s – butalso the 1950s rhythm and blues that preceded it, and the disco,funk and African American styles which followed.Eight of the leading British and American experts havecontributed to the guide, each concentrating on a particular aspectof soul music – whether it be an account of the music produced in acertain region (such as New York, Chicago, the West Coast, theSouth or Europe), or one of the periods of the style′sdevelopment. Biographie de l'auteur Robert Pruter is the senior editor of social sciences for New Standard Encyclopedia in Chicago, Illinois. He has beena columnist and features writer for Goldmine and since 1985its R & B Editor. He has been a regular contributor to TimeBarrier Express, Juke Blues, Living Blues, Record Collector′sMonthly, Illinois Entertainer, Soul Survivor. He is the authorof the award–winning Chicago Soul (1991). Geoff Brown is a freelance writer and journalist livingin London. He was a feature writer for Melody M

EAN: 9780631185956

Date de sortie: 24-06-1993

Dimensions du colis: 9.3 x 6.2 x 1.5 inches

Les langues: anglais

Contraignant: Relié