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The Meaning of Soul

Black Music and Resilience since the 1960s (Refiguring American Music)

Emily J. Lordi

In The Meaning of Soul, Emily J. Lordi proposes a new understanding of this famously elusive concept. In the 1960s, Lordi argues, soul came to signify a cultural belief in black resilience, which was enacted through musical practices—inventive cover versions, falsetto vocals, ad-libs, and false endings. Through these soul techniques, artists such a...
Publish Date
2020
August 14
Goodreads rating
4.53
ISBN
9781478009597
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Sep 14, 2020
@ejlordi @jwilli7 @pch9857 @annkpowers @JoyWhite2 ❤️ (And I love the Soul book!)      source