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Civil Rights Music
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Reiland Rabaka
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-03 - Publisher: Lexington Books

While there have been a number of studies that have explored African American “movement culture” and African American “movement politics,” rarely has the mixture of black music and black politics or, rather, black music an as expression of black movement politics, been explored across several genres of African American “movement
Black Power Music!
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Reiland Rabaka
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-06-14 - Publisher: Routledge

Black Power Music! Protest Songs, Message Music, and the Black Power Movement critically explores the soundtracks of the Black Power Movement as forms of "movement music." That is to say, much of classic Motown, soul, and funk music often mirrored and served as mouthpieces for the views and values, as
Civil Rights For Beginners
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Paul Von Blum
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-12 - Publisher: For Beginners, LLC

A large swath of literature on the civil rights movement exists in the United States. Much of that literature focuses on the dramatic events of the African American resistance to Jim Crow and oppression from the mid 1950s through the early 1970s. Frequently, this material is scholarly and, at best,
Musical Culture and the Spirit of Irish Nationalism, 1848–1972
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Richard Parfitt
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-19 - Publisher: Routledge

Musical Culture and the Spirit of Irish Nationalism is the first comprehensive history of music’s relationship with Irish nationalist politics. Addressing rebel songs, traditional music and dance, national anthems and protest song, the book draws upon an unprecedented volume of material to explore music’s role in cultural and political nationalism
The Power of Black Music
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Samuel A. Floyd Jr.
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-07-27 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

When Jimi Hendrix transfixed the crowds of Woodstock with his gripping version of "The Star Spangled Banner," he was building on a foundation reaching back, in part, to the revolutionary guitar playing of Howlin' Wolf and the other great Chicago bluesmen, and to the Delta blues tradition before him. But