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Title Heaven was Detroit : from jazz to hip-hop and beyond / edited by M.L. Liebler ; with a foreword by Dave Marsh.

Publication Info. Detroit, Michigan : Wayne State University Press, [2016]


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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.9774 HEA    Available
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Description xvii, 486 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm.
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Series A painted turtle book
Painted turtle book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-447) and index.
Contents Detroit jazz. A top-down Motown bebop pubescence : twelve takes / Al Young -- Bebop in Detroit : nights at the Blue Bird Inn / Lars Bjorn and Jim Gallert -- The Donald Byrd-Pepper Adams Quintet : jazz in Detroit, 1958-61 / Gary Carner -- Teddy Harris : a jazz man in Motown / Lars Bjorn and Jim Gallert -- Rebirth of Tribe / Larry Gabriel -- Strata Records / John Sinclair -- Roy Brooks : Detroit downbeat / Bill Harris -- Musician interrupted : Faruq Z. Bey / W. Kim Heron --
Detroit blues. Alberta, Alberta : the Alberta Adams story / R.J. Spangler -- John Lee Hooker and Joe Von Battle : no magic, just men / Marsha Music -- Searching for the Son : Delta blues legend Son House in Detroit / Rev. Robert B. Jones Sr. -- Johnnie Bassett : Cadillac bluesman from the Motor City / John Sinclair -- Motor City blues through the ages / John Sinclair --
Early Detroit soul : the pre-Motown sounds. Fortune Records for truly great music / S.R. Boland -- Nathaniel Mayer in the twenty-first century / Matthew Smith -- Back in Detroit city with Andre Williams / Matthew Smith -- Jack Scott : Detroit's unsung rock'n'roll pioneer / S.R. Boland -- Two Detroit music icons and two classic theaters : Artie Fields and Harry Balk / Joel Martin -- Nine times out of ten : the Clix Records story / Michael Hurtt --
Motown : the sound of young America. The story of Hitsville : Motown days / Gary Graff -- For Beans : written on the occasion of the funeral service for Dr. Thomas "Beans" Bowles Sr., February 5, 2000, at Central United Methodist Church / Bill Harris -- Half a mile from heaven : the love songs of Motown / Herb Jordan -- Waiting for Smokey Robinson / Melba Joyce Boyd -- Flo Ballard : the love supreme / Peter Benjaminson -- Mary Wells, "My guy," and the Queen of Motown / Peter Benjaminson -- An elegant equation : changing world, changing Motown / Herb Jordan -- The revolution will be recorded : Black Forum Records : Detroit rarity of the revolution / Pat Thomas -- excerpt from What's going on : Marvin Gaye and the last days of the Motown sound / Ben Edmonds -- The Motortown revues : an edited excerpt from The story of Motown / Peter Benjaminson -- Detroit, my Detroit / Susan Whitall --
Detroit rocks : the '60s : kick out the jams. DKT/MC5 : the truest possible testimonial / John Sinclair -- Robin Tyner : early days/final days / Rebecca "Tyner" Derminer -- Amboy Duke / Gary Graff -- The story of Detroit's Third Power band/ Willy Wilson -- Bob Seger : the early years / Gary Graff -- Seger unsettled / John G. Rodwan Jr. -- The Rationals / Scott Morgan -- Strange Früt : an east-side story of the Früt / George Moseman, a.k.a. "Moseley the Punk" -- Strange mysterious sounds : the demise of Ted Lucas and the Spike-Drivers / Mike Dutkewych --
Detroit rocks into the '70s and beyond : from everyone loves Alice to Cass Corridor punk to Death. Alice Cooper all American : a Horatio Alger story for the '70s / Lester Bangs -- Twenty-five years of Creem : kiss and not tell, or Confessions of one of the film foxes / Jaan Ukelszki -- Who is the Sugar Man? / Howard A. Dewitt -- Dangerous Diane : Detroit art rock and punk in the late '70s / Diane Spodarek -- A band called Death / Ben Blackwell -- How the Gories ruined music / Danny Kroha -- Kid Rock before the fame : the definitive oral history / Brian McCollum -- Kid Rock : from apple orchards to the world / Gary Graff -- Cathouse : the Cass Corridor's last great band / Thomas Trimble --
Hip-hop, ghettotech, donuts, and techno dreams. Frankly speaking : Awesome Dre's outspoken Detroit / Matt Deapo -- Eminem in 2002 / Greil Marcus -- Eminem : a Detroit story / Bill Holdship -- Inner city blues : the story of Detroit techno / Hobey Echlin -- For Dilla's sake and the love of donuts / Shane M. Liebler -- Ghettotech : Detroit is just here to party / Daniel Jones -- Champ's town / Brian Smith --
Sounds of Detroit : country York Brothers and Latin música. Mellow milestone / Craig Maki -- The big three : contemporary roots of Latin sounds in Detroit : the Cruz Brothers, Ozzie Rivera, and Luis Resto / Rhonda Welsh --
Detroit music miscellanea. Freeform radio master : Dave Dixon on WABX / Chris Morton -- The day I saved WABX / Dan Carlisle -- Lee Abrams and the cold-blooded, calculated assassination of Detroit radio : an eyewitness account / Rick Allen -- Gary Grimshaw : poster child / L.E. Grimshaw -- Grand daze, bubble puppies, and suburban hippie rock / Dr. Herman Daldin -- Random thoughts : a brief history of WSU's legendary Zoot's Coffee / Aaron Anderson -- Rarities of the revolution : Archie Shepp, the MC5, and John Sinclair / Pat Thomas -- Detroit's historical Archer Records from the inside-outside / Ben Blackwell -- Majesty Crush lurking in the shadows of Motown and Detroit techno / Hobey Echlin -- A view of Third Man Records from the inside / Ben Blackwell -- Future now : Detroit's twenty-first-century record label Jett Plastic / Jarrett Koral.
Subject Music trade -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History.
Sound recording industry -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History.
Detroit (Mich.) -- History.
Added Author Liebler, M. L, editor.
Marsh, Dave, writer of foreword.
ISBN 9780814341223 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
0814341225 (paperback ; alkaline paper)

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