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black and white of American popular music

Vera Lee

black and white of American popular music

from slavery to World War II

by Vera Lee

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Published by Schenkman Books in Rochester, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism,
  • Popular music -- United States -- African American influences

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Vera Lee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3477 .L425 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17558441M
    ISBN 100870470779
    LC Control Number2006103236

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In this thoughtful and engaging book Vera Lee probes the interplay of black and white popular music in America from antebellum times to the rise of bebop. She examines connections between the races in a wide variety of fields, such as musical comedy, radio, recording, songwriting and vocalists, business, dance, and, of course, jazz.5/5(2).

American pop music is in fact a blend of black and white musical influences that can be better understood if explored from a black perspective. Shaw examines five key black stylesminstrelsy, spirituals, ragtime, jazz, and bluesanalyzing the origins and developments of each, profiling important artists and songs, and exploring the "white synthesis." Often the "synthesis" has amounted to little Cited by: During his career in the music publishing industry, he began writing about music for various newspapers and magaz He received his BA in English literature from the City College of New York in and his MA from Columbia University in /5.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Black music in a white world --Discovery: from Black culture to white commodity --Arrival: the color of ragtime --The white female: from reality to song --The African-American female: from reality to song --Breaking in: musical comedy from the turn of the century to the Depression.

NPR Best Books of In this sweeping history of popular music in the United States, NPR’s acclaimed music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental American ideas and beliefs, allowing us to communicate difficult emotions and truths about our most fraught social issues, most notably sex and race/5(21).

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Vera Lee's unique take on American musical history contrasts, chapter by chapter, the very different fates of the black and white pioneers of jazz. What emerges is a compelling study of how racism systematically robbed African-American originators of the accolades they deserved, with fame and financial reward reserved for their often less talented white imitators.5/5.

Afrofuturism and Post-Soul Possibility in Black Popular Music By David, Marlo African American Review, Vol. 41, No. 4, Winter PR PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICAL Peer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).

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This condensation of AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC: FROM MINSTRELSY TO MP3 is a condensation of the book originally published in English in and is offered in this condensation by arrangement with Oxford University Press, Inc. Larry Starr is Professor of Music at the University of Washington.

CHAPTER ONE: THEMES AND STREAMS OF AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC 2. In other cases, the lyrics seem to demand interpretation, as in the songs of these artists: a) Robert Johnson b) Bob Dylan c) John Lennon and Paul McCartney d) David Byrne e) Kurt Cobain f) Ice-T 3. Dialect has also been a crucial factor in the history of American popular music.

For more than a century, white Americans have been drawing on black American culture and the country has been better off for it. Whether or not today’s largely white. 17 of the most iconic, must-read books written by Black authors.

Picks include fiction novels, essay collections, short stories, and more. 73% of African Americans said they did not have. Get this from a library. The music of Black Americans: a history. [Eileen Southern] -- A narrative history of the music of African-Americans with emphasis on the folk music genres.

To celebrate Black History Month, I thought it would be appropriate to make a list of the greatest black music artists in history. The list is geared towards the 20th and 21st century as I am not familiar enough with classical music and preth century music to know which black composers to include.

I ranked the artists based on the usual critiera for ranking music artists (innovation, impact. From singers like Nina Simone to Marvin Gaye, music made by black artists can provide a unique perspective on the meaning of being black in America.

Songs like Billie Holiday’s “ Strange Fruit,” which bemoans racist lynchings in the South, and Lauryn Hill’s “ Black Rage,” which captures the many sources of black frustrations, echo. Blues People: Negro Music in White America is a seminal study of Afro-American music (and culture generally) by Amiri Baraka, who published it as LeRoi Jones in In Blues People Baraka explores the possibility that the history of black Americans can be traced through the evolution of their music.

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T he Great American Songbook isn’t really a book. Rather, it’s a notional collection of several hundred pop songs. The precise identity of the songs varies according to who is doing the.

Research by John A. Jackson in his book, American Bandstand: Dick Clark and the Making of A Rock `n Roll Empire, and more recently by Matthew F. Delmont, in his book, The Nicest Kids in Town: American Bandstand, Rock ‘n’ Roll, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in s Philadelphia, go into the specifics of why only a very few.Music critics have attempted to develop a "canon." For example, in Alec Wilder's study, American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, –, the songwriter and critic lists and ranks the artists he believes belong to the Great American Songbook canon.A composer, Wilder emphasized analysis of composers and their creative efforts in this work.