About Music Books Reviews:

Hello, my name is Kevin and my first love is music of all kinds. My second love is reading books about significant musicians and music scenes. In this blog I want to share with you my honest reviews of some of the great music books that I have read. Happy reading!
Posts tagged "motown"

Standing In the Shadow of Motown: The Life and Music of Legendary Bassist James Jamerson

Bass player James Jamerson was the personification of Motown, so much so that to many fans he was just “the Motown bassist,” no name necessary. Truth be told, often no name known, except in musical inner circles and among the truly informed. Heard but unseen, moving and grooving with the big names, the music needed...

Buppies, B-Boys, Baps and Bohos: Notes on Post-Soul Black Culture

Nelson George, columnist for the Village Voice and author of Where Did Our Love Go? The Rise and Fall of the Motown Sound and The Death of Rhythm and Blues, now presents a collection of articles from his in-the stream journalism on black culture from the 1970s on. Cruising as he does through the “blaxploitation”...
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