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51. Cover image for 'Guitars, Bars, and Motown Superstars'
Dennis Coffey
Inside stories of the pop-music scenes of the 60s and 70s from one of the fathers of the Motown sound
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52. Cover image for 'The Theater Will Rock'
A History of the Rock Musical, from Hair to Hedwig
Elizabeth L. Wollman

Chronicles the rock musical's artistic and financial blockbusters—and bombs—from 1960 to the present

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52. Cover image for 'The Theater Will Rock'
A History of the Rock Musical, from Hair to Hedwig
Elizabeth L. Wollman

Chronicles the rock musical's artistic and financial blockbusters---and bombs---from 1960 to the present

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53. Cover image for 'The Songs of Blind Folk'
African American Musicians and the Cultures of Blindness
Terry Rowden

How America has constructed the figure of the visually impaired black performer over the last 150 years

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53. Cover image for 'The Songs of Blind Folk'
African American Musicians and the Cultures of Blindness
Terry Rowden

How America has constructed the figure of the visually impaired black performer over the last 150 years

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54. Cover image for 'Natural Acts'
Gender, Race, and Rusticity in Country Music
Pamela Fox

Hillbilly, honky-tonk, Nashville glitz, or alt.country: what makes music authentically country?

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Gender, Race, and Rusticity in Country Music
Pamela Fox

Hillbilly, honky-tonk, Nashville glitz, or alt.country: what makes music authentically country?

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55. Cover image for 'Parodies of Ownership'
Hip-Hop Aesthetics and Intellectual Property Law
Richard L. Schur

An intriguing interdisciplinary examination of hip hop aesthetics

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Web 2009 Open Access Available Read Online
55. Cover image for 'Parodies of Ownership'
Hip-Hop Aesthetics and Intellectual Property Law
Richard L. Schur

An intriguing interdisciplinary examination of hip hop aesthetics

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55. Cover image for 'Parodies of Ownership'
Hip-Hop Aesthetics and Intellectual Property Law
Richard L. Schur

An intriguing interdisciplinary examination of hip hop aesthetics

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Web 2009 Open Access Available Read Online
56. Cover image for 'Ellington Uptown'
Duke Ellington, James P. Johnson, and the Birth of Concert Jazz
John Howland

Explores a little-discussed yet truly hybrid American musical tradition lost between the canons of authentic jazz and classical music

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57. Cover image for 'New Orleans Style and the Writing of American Jazz History'
Bruce Boyd Raeburn

A fascinating and insightful study of the development of New Orleans jazz and its effect on jazz history

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57. Cover image for 'New Orleans Style and the Writing of American Jazz History'
Bruce Boyd Raeburn

A fascinating and insightful study of the development of New Orleans jazz and its effect on jazz history

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58. Cover image for 'Rhythm Is Our Business'
Jimmie Lunceford and the Harlem Express
Eddy Determeyer

The life and times of famed band leader, entrepreneur, and entertainer Jimmie Lunceford

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Jimmie Lunceford and the Harlem Express
Eddy Determeyer

The life and times of famed band leader, entrepreneur, and entertainer Jimmie Lunceford

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59. Cover image for 'Someone to Watch Over Me'
The Life and Music of Ben Webster
Frank Büchmann-Møller

The definitive biography of the great tenor saxophonist Ben Webster

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59. Cover image for 'Someone to Watch Over Me'
The Life and Music of Ben Webster
Frank Büchmann-Møller

The definitive biography of the great tenor saxophonist Ben Webster

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60. Cover image for 'Old Roots, New Routes'
The Cultural Politics of Alt.Country Music
Pamela Fox and Barbara Ching, editors
An in-depth look at the influences, meaning, and identity of this contemporary music form
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60. Cover image for 'Old Roots, New Routes'
The Cultural Politics of Alt.Country Music
Pamela Fox and Barbara Ching, editors
An in-depth look at the influences, meaning, and identity of this contemporary music form
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61. Cover image for 'Delightfulee'
The Life and Music of Lee Morgan
Jeffery S. McMillan
The story of one of the most individual jazz stylists of his time
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61. Cover image for 'Delightfulee'
The Life and Music of Lee Morgan
Jeffery S. McMillan
The story of one of the most individual jazz stylists of his time
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62. Cover image for 'Don't Deny My Name'
Words and Music and the Black Intellectual Tradition
Lorenzo Thomas
Reflections on the relationships between black American intellectuals and African American  musical traditions from blues to hip hop
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62. Cover image for 'Don't Deny My Name'
Words and Music and the Black Intellectual Tradition
Lorenzo Thomas
Reflections on the relationships between black American intellectuals and African American  musical traditions from blues to hip hop
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63. Cover image for 'Haunted Heart'
A Biography of Susannah McCorkle
Linda Dahl
The secret life and tragic death of a great American songbird
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64. Cover image for 'Lee Konitz'
Conversations on the Improviser's Art
Andy Hamilton
With a foreword by Joe Lovano, an oral biography of the preeminent alto saxophonist of cool jazz
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Conversations on the Improviser's Art
Andy Hamilton
With a foreword by Joe Lovano, an oral biography of the preeminent alto saxophonist of cool jazz
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65. Cover image for 'The Last Miles'
The Music of Miles Davis, 1980-1991
George Cole
The story of the final recordings of one of the greatest jazz musicians of the twentieth century
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66. Cover image for 'How Sondheim Found His Sound'
Steve Swayne
An in-depth look at the musical and dramatic influences in Sondheim's music, and the first book to provide an overview of his style
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66. Cover image for 'How Sondheim Found His Sound'
Steve Swayne
An in-depth look at the musical and dramatic influences in Sondheim's music, and the first book to provide an overview of his style
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66. Cover image for 'How Sondheim Found His Sound'
Steve Swayne
An in-depth look at the musical and dramatic influences in Sondheim's music, and the first book to provide an overview of his style
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67. Cover image for 'Listening to Popular Music'
Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Led Zeppelin
Theodore Gracyk
Argues that understanding aesthetic value is crucial to the enjoyment of all forms of music
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68. Cover image for 'Lennie Tristano'
His Life in Music
Eunmi Shim
The first biography of one of the most influential but unheralded musicians in jazz history
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Hardcover 2007 $45.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Lennie Tristano" to Cart
69. Cover image for 'Grit, Noise, and Revolution'
The Birth of Detroit Rock 'n' Roll
David A. Carson
A narrative history of the birth of rock 'n' roll in Detroit
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Paper 2006 $18.95 Available Add Paper for "Grit, Noise, and Revolution" to Cart
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69. Cover image for 'Grit, Noise, and Revolution'
The Birth of Detroit Rock 'n' Roll
David A. Carson
A narrative history of the birth of rock 'n' roll in Detroit
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70. Cover image for 'Performing Glam Rock'
Gender and Theatricality in Popular Music
Philip Auslander
Explores the many ways glam rock paved the way for new explorations of identity in terms of gender, sexuality, and performance
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70. Cover image for 'Performing Glam Rock'
Gender and Theatricality in Popular Music
Philip Auslander
Explores the many ways glam rock paved the way for new explorations of identity in terms of gender, sexuality, and performance
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71. Cover image for 'The André Hodeir Jazz Reader'
André Hodeir
A selection of the best writings on jazz by André Hodeir, one of the world's most influential jazz critics
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Paper 2006 $29.95 Available Add Paper for "The André Hodeir Jazz Reader" to Cart
72. Cover image for 'A Change Is Gonna Come'
Music, Race & the Soul of America
Revised Edition
Craig Werner
The new edition of the groundbreaking chronicle of forty years of black music in America
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Paper 2006 $26.95 Available Add Paper for "A Change Is Gonna Come" to Cart
73. Cover image for 'Black Cultural Traffic'
Crossroads in Global Performance and Popular Culture
Edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr. and Kennell Jackson
Fresh takes on key questions in black performance and black popular culture, by leading artists, academics, and critics
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73. Cover image for 'Black Cultural Traffic'
Crossroads in Global Performance and Popular Culture
Edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr. and Kennell Jackson
Fresh takes on key questions in black performance and black popular culture, by leading artists, academics, and critics
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73. Cover image for 'Black Cultural Traffic'
Crossroads in Global Performance and Popular Culture
Edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr. and Kennell Jackson
Fresh takes on key questions in black performance and black popular culture, by leading artists, academics, and critics
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Paper 2005 $39.95 Available Add Paper for "Black Cultural Traffic" to Cart
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74. Cover image for 'Lester Young'
Revised Edition
Lewis Porter
A new edition of the musical biography of jazz tenor saxophonist Lester Young, with a revised discography
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Paper 2005 $21.95 Available Add Paper for "Lester Young" to Cart
75. Cover image for 'Boogaloo'
The Quintessence of American Popular Music
Arthur Kempton
The much-anticipated paperback edition of Arthur Kempton's story on the art, influence, and commerce of Black American popular music
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Paper 2005 $22.95 Available Add Paper for "Boogaloo" to Cart
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