The Pop Rock and Soul Reader

Tracing the diverse streams of American popular music from the 1920s to the present, The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader: Histories and Debates addresses such questions as: How did the musicians who made the music explain it? Who listened to popular music and why? What was the major impression madeby it on society at large? Why do some types of popular music still matter today?In this richly textured and chronologically organized anthology, well-known scholar David Brackett brings together more than 100 readings from a diverse range of sources and by writers who have played an integral part in the development of popular music criticism. He includes articles frommainstream and specialized magazines, scholarly journals, and newspapers, as well as interviews and autobiographies of musicians and other music industry insiders. Representing a wide variety of time periods, styles, and genres--and including groundbreaking criticism on disco, hip-hop, rap, andtechno--the selections introduce students to important social and cultural issues raised by the study of popular music. Topics covered include the role of race, class conflict, gender roles, regional differences in the reception of popular music, and the relative value of artistry versus commerce.Extensive editorial introductions and headnotes supply context for the selections, provide links between different eras and genres, clarify the issues raised by the documents, and explain their historical significance. An ideal text for courses in popular music history, The Pop, Rock, and SoulReader: Histories and Debates will also be of interest in courses on American music, American studies, media studies, history, and sociology.

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  • Author : David Brackett
  • Publisher : New York : Oxford University Press
  • Pages : 524 pages
  • ISBN : 9780195125702
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader

The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader
  • Author : David Brackett,Associate Professor of Music David Brackett
  • Publisher : New York : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 24 May 2022
GET THIS BOOKThe Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader

Tracing the diverse streams of American popular music from the 1920s to the present, The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader: Histories and Debates addresses such questions as: How did the musicians who made the music explain it? Who listened to popular music and why? What was the major impression madeby it on society at large? Why do some types of popular music still matter today?In this richly textured and chronologically organized anthology, well-known scholar David Brackett brings together more

The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader

The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader
  • Author : David Brackett
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 24 May 2022
GET THIS BOOKThe Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader

The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader is a collection of readings that traces the evolution of American popular music from the 1920s to the present. Pulling together articles, excerpts, and critical commentary from scholarly journals, popular magazines, newspapers, and biographies, this volumeintroduces students to important social and cultural issues raised by the study of popular music. Chapter introductions and headnotes supply contextual background for the documents, provide links among different eras and genres, explain the issues raised by the documents,

Pop-Rock Music

Pop-Rock Music
  • Author : Motti Regev
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 10 July 2013
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Pop music and rock music are often treated as separate genres but the distinction has always been blurred. Motti Regev argues that pop-rock is best understood as a single musical form defined by the use of electric and electronic instruments, amplification and related techniques. The history of pop-rock extends from the emergence of rock'n'roll in the 1950s to a variety of contemporary fashions and trends – rock, punk, soul, funk, techno, hip hop, indie, metal, pop and many more. This book

Interpreting Popular Music

Interpreting Popular Music
  • Author : David Brackett
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 24 May 1995
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There is a well-developed vocabulary for discussing classical music, but when it comes to popular music, how do we analyze its effects and its meaning? This text demonstrates how listeners form opinions about popular songs, and how they come to attribute a rich variety of meaning to them.

Sweet Soul Music (Enhanced Edition)

Sweet Soul Music (Enhanced Edition)
  • Author : Peter Guralnick
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release : 04 November 2014
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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 interviews and with unique insight, Peter Guralnick tells the definitive story of the songs that inspired a generation and forever changed the sound of American

The Easy Pop/Rock Fake Book

The Easy Pop/Rock Fake Book
  • Author : Hal Leonard Corp.
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release : 01 October 2015
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(Easy Fake Book). Here are 100 top pop/rock songs that are easy to learn and play. All are in large notation and in the key of C, with lyrics and simplified chords that remain true to each tune. Includes: All Right Now * Billie Jean * Carry on Wayward Son * Change the World * Dancing Queen * Don't Fear the Reaper * Don't Worry, Be Happy * Eye of the Tiger * Fireflies * The Greatest Love of All * Hey, Soul Sister * How to Save a Life * How

The Popular Music Studies Reader

The Popular Music Studies Reader
  • Author : Andy Bennett,Barry Shank,Jason Toynbee
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 24 May 2022
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Maps the changing nature of popular music and considers how popular music studies has expanded and developed to deal with these changes. The book discusses the participation of women in the industry, the changing role of gender and sexuality in popular music, and the role of technologies in production and distribution.

Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings

Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings
  • Author : Steve Sullivan
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 17 May 2017
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This masterful survey covers all genres of popular music, from pop, rock, soul, and country to jazz, blues, classic vocals, hip-hop, folk, gospel, and ethnic/world music. Collectors will find detailed discographical data while music lovers will appreciate the detailed commentaries and deep research on the songs, their recording, and the artists.

Hole in Our Soul

Hole in Our Soul
  • Author : Martha Bayles
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 15 May 1996
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From Queen Latifa to Count Basie, Madonna to Monk, Hole in Our Soul: The Loss of Beauty and Meaning in American Popular Music traces popular music back to its roots in jazz, blues, country, and gospel through the rise in rock 'n' roll and the emergence of heavy metal, punk, and rap. Yet despite the vigor and balance of these musical origins, Martha Bayles argues, something has gone seriously wrong, both with the sound of popular music and the sensibility

Categorizing Sound

Categorizing Sound
  • Author : David Brackett
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 19 July 2016
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Categorizing Sound addresses the relationship between categories of music and categories of people, particularly how certain ways of organizing sounds becomes integral to how we perceive ourselves and how we feel connected to some people and disconnected from others. Presenting a series of case studies ranging from race music and old-time music of the 1920s through country and R&B of the 1980s, David Brackett explores the processes by which genres are produced. Using in-depth archival research and sophisticated theorizing

Daryl Hall Adult Coloring Book

Daryl Hall Adult Coloring Book
  • Author : Anna Adams
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release : 07 June 2019
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Daryl Franklin Hohl (born October 11, 1946), better known by his stage name Daryl Hall, is an American rock, R&B, and soul singer; keyboardist, guitarist, songwriter, and producer, best known as the co-founder and lead vocalist of Hall & Oates (with guitarist and songwriter John Oates).

Rock and the Pop Narcotic

Rock and the Pop Narcotic
  • Author : Joe Carducci
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 24 May 2022
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Long out-of-print classic of rock criticism. Author worked with Black Flag, Negativland, Birthday Party, Dead Kennedys, Husker Du, Meat Puppets, and others. Excerpted in the Penguin Book of Rock & Roll Writing. "It is the Moby Dick of Rock-Crit -- nothing else I've read comes close." --James Parker / The Idler (U.K.)