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Blues, Funk, Rhythm and Blues, Soul, Hip Hop, and Rap : A Research and Information Guide - Eddie S. Meadows

Blues, Funk, Rhythm and Blues, Soul, Hip Hop, and Rap

A Research and Information Guide


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Despite the influence of blues performance and study as a worldwide phenomenon, no comprehensive and fully annotated reference tool currently exists on the genre. This much needed bibliography fills an important gap in the study of the blues and will prove an indispensable resource for librarians and scholars studying African-American culture, American music, and blues.

About the authorp. ix
Introductionp. xii
Research trends: Blues, funk, R&B, Soul, hip hop and rapp. xv
Blues resourcesp. 1
Generalp. 1
Referencesp. 8
Aesthetics and philosophyp. 19
Autobiographies and biographiesp. 20
Collective biographiesp. 51
Collections of musicp. 62
Discographies and listening guidesp. 68
Fictionp. 74
Genderp. 74
Histories and surveysp. 75
Regional studiesp. 91
Global studiesp. 105
Literature, criticism and lyricsp. 107
Photographyp. 111
Religionp. 113
Funk, rhythm and blues, and soul resourcesp. 115
Generalp. 115
Referencesp. 120
Autobiographies and biographiesp. 122
Collective biographiesp. 169
Discographies and listening guidesp. 173
Histories and surveysp. 175
Regional studiesp. 183
Global studiesp. 192
Photographyp. 193
Hip hop and rap resourcesp. 195
General topics: Aesthetics, culture, education, identity, resistance and other perspectivesp. 195
Referencesp. 201
Autobiographies and biographiesp. 206
Collective biographiesp. 242
B-boying/B-girlingp. 244
Cinema, journalism and mediap. 244
Communication, language, poetry and textp. 246
Discographies and listening guidesp. 255
DJing and MCingp. 255
Genderp. 257
Histories and surveysp. 268
Regional studiesp. 274
Global studiesp. 288
Photographyp. 305
Politicsp. 306
Religionp. 312
Samplingp. 315
Appendicesp. 318
Selected blues web sources, magazines and periodicalsp. 318
General web sources for bluesp. 319
Blues museums, foundations and societies web sourcesp. 322
Individual artist websitesp. 325
Web radio for bluesp. 326
Blues record companiesp. 326
Journals, magazines and periodicalsp. 328
Selected funk, rhythm and blues, and soul music web sources, magazines and periodicalsp. 332
General web sources for funk, rhythm and blues, and soul musicp. 332
Museums and foundations web sourcesp. 336
Journals, magazines and periodicalsp. 337
Selected hip hop and rap web sources, magazines and periodicalsp. 338
General web sources for hip hop and rapp. 338
Journals, magazine and periodicalsp. 345
Selected African American music web resourcesp. 347
Index of authors and artistsp. 350
Index of titles, organizations and palcesp. 363
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ISBN: 9780415973199
ISBN-10: 0415973198
Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 10th June 2010
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.7
Edition Number: 1