From Jubilee to Hip Hop: Readings in African American Music, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

From Jubilee to Hip Hop

Readings in African American Music, 1st Edition

By Kip Lornell

Routledge

416 pages

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From Jubilee to Hip Hop includes 36 reading selections that underscore the breadth and variety of African American musical culture. Each of these selections relates something notable and interesting about African American musical culture since the Emancipation, whether it is Marian Anderson's recollection of the legendary 1939 DAR Constitution Hall debacle, or John Chilton's story of the impact of Louis Jordan's song, "Caldonia."

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MUS015000
MUSIC / Ethnomusicology
MUS031000
MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Rap & Hip Hop
MUS039000
MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Soul & R 'n B