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Sweet soul music

Peter Guralnick

Sweet soul music

rhythm and blues and the Southern dream of freedom

by Peter Guralnick

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Published by Mojo Books in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soul music -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Guralnick.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination438 p. :
    Number of Pages438
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22002452M
    ISBN 101841952400

    Sweet Soul Music Lyrics: Do you like good music? / Huh, that sweet soul music / Just as long as it’s swinging / Oh, yeah / Oh, yeah / Way out here on the floor, ya'll / Ah, going to a go-go. Buy Sweet Soul Music by Peter Guralnick online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

      Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music at Discogs. Complete your Arthur Conley collection/5(). Get this from a library! Sweet soul music: rhythm and blues and the southern dream of freedom. [Peter Guralnick] -- The story of the performers who merged gospel and rhythm and blues to create Southern soul music.

    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Digipak CD release of Sweet Soul Music - 26 Scorching Classics From on Discogs/5(6). 'Sweet Soul Music' is a fantastic book, the best book I've read on the subject. Having said that, it isn't by any means a complete history of Soul Music (it completely omits the great music that came from New York, Motown, Chicago and Philly), nor is it a complete history of Southern Soul Music (the book ends with the acrimonious break up of Stax/Volt records, even though great /5(42).


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'Sweet Soul Music' is a fantastic book, the best book I've read on the subject. Having said that, it isn't by any means a complete history of Soul Music (it completely omits the great music that came from New York, Motown, Chicago and Philly), nor is it a complete history of Southern Soul Music (the book ends with the acrimonious break up of Stax/Volt records, even Cited by: sweet soul music by Peter Guralnick ‧ RELEASE DATE: May 1, Serious, definitive grappling with the nature of soul music, a form of black pop derived from gospel married to rhythm and blues, and which existed in its pure state for about 10 years--from the middle 50's to the death of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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"Sweet Soul Music" is a soul song, first released by Arthur Conley in Written by Conley and Otis Redding, it is based on the Sam Cooke song "Yeah Man" from his posthumous album Shake; [citation needed] the opening riff is a quote from Elmer Bernstein's score for the movie The Magnificent Seven.

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Sweet Soul Music. By Elsa Dixler. Dec. 6, are the heart of this book. The voices of the members of the Stax family, and Gordon’s deep knowledge of Memphis, give the book a significance. A sequel of sorts to Bear Family's amazing R&B series Blowin' the Fuse-- which covered the growth of R&B from to and its evolution into soul -- the Sweet Soul Music series picks things up from there, and charts the unfolding of soul music in all of its incarnations from to through ten wonderfully packaged and assembled sets arranged chronologically and Brand: Bear Family Germany.

"Sweet Soul Music" delivers a clever double-twist: it's not only a classic uptempo soul song on its own pure musical terms, but it also celebrates soul music itself.

It thus couldn't help but become an anthem of sorts for all of soul music, even getting appropriated for the title of Peter Guralnick's book on '60s Southern soul, Sweet Soul Music.

Sweet soul music: rhythm and blues and the southern dream of freedom User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict "A definitive chronicle of one of the great creative periods in American pop history," said LJ's reviewer of this volume, which tracks the rise and fall of a collaboration of white and black 5/5(1).

A gripping narrative that captures the tumult and liberating energy of a nation in transition, Sweet Soul Music is an intimate portrait of the legendary performers—Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, James Brown, Solomon Burke, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, and Al Green among them—who merged gospel and rhythm and blues to create Southern soul music.

Through rare 5/5(2). Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm & Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom Peter Guralnick Harper Collins Publishers, New York, Guralnick's essential volume on the origins, development and impact of Southern Soul.

Features large chapters on James Brown, Stax, Muscle Shoals, FAME, Joe Tex, Wilson Pickett and Solomon Burke, among others.

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Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom View larger image. By: Peter Guralnick. Sign Up Now. Book Details Book Quality: Publisher Quality ISBN Related ISBNs: Publisher: Little, Brown and. “Buy this book. In years to come it will seem like a bargain compared with all the wonderful records which you will have to buy after reading the vivid accounts of Sweet Soul Music.” –Elvis Costello.

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It is the story of soul, born in the late s, when black rhythm-and-blues singers began to adopt. Arthur Lee Conley (January 4, – Novem ) was an American soul singer.

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