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Title The Oxford American book of great music writing / edited by Marc Smirnoff ; foreword by Van Dyke Parks.

Imprint Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, c2008.

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Description xxii, 421 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Acknowledgements -- Foreword / by Van Dyke Parks -- Introduction / by Marc Smirnoff -- Blues: Various artists: falling into place / by Peter Guralnick (2000) -- Leadbelly / by Robert Gordon (1999) -- Bessie Smith / by Carol Ann Fitzgerald (2005) -- Country: Jimmy Martin / by Tom Piazza (1996) -- Early history: Blind Tom Wiggins / by John Ryan Seawright (1998) -- Emmett Miller / by Nick Tosches (1996) -- Rock & roll/Pop: My morning jacket / by William Bowers (2003) -- Janis Joplin / by Cynthia Shearer (1996) -- Chris Bell / by John Jeremiah Sullivan (2003) -- Jim White / by Lee Durkee (2001) -- Jazz: Eartha Kitt / by Jack Hitt (2006) -- Henry "Red" Allen / by David Gates (2005) -- Folk/Bluegrass: Doc Watson / by William Gay (2000) -- Fred Neil / by Mike Powell (2007) -- Iris DeMent / by Kevin Brockmeier (2007) -- R&B/Soul: Ray Charles / by Roy Blount, Jr. (2005) -- Dusty Springfield / by Jerry Wexler (1999) -- Joe Tex (a short story) / by Michael Parker (2005) -- Ike Turner / by John Lewis (1999) -- Family: My mother's blues / by Sheryl St. Germain (2007) -- About a girl / by Wendy Brenner (2006) -- Rockabilly: Jerry Lee Lewis / by John Fergus Ryan (1995) --
Southern rock: The Allman Brothers / by John T. Edge (2000) -- Lynyrd Skynyrd / by Diane Roberts (2001) -- Lynyrd Skynyrd (a short story) / by Ron Rash (2006) -- Southern heavy metal: An ode / by Bret Anthony Johnston (2006) -- Blues: Dept. of R.L. Burnside: Authenticity be damned! / by Will Blythe (2003) -- Why I wear my mojo hand / by Robert Palmer (1996) -- Walking after midnight / by Sven Kirkerts (1998) -- Homage to a juke joint / by Beth Ann Fennelly (2006) -- Rock & roll II: Captain Beefheart / by Mark Richard (1998) -- The Sex Pistols / by Mark Binelli (1998) -- R&B: Dept. of Al Green: Raw and born again / by Jeff Sharlet (2005) -- Only his voice made us feel this way / by Susan Straight (2005) -- Dept. of Elvis: Bill Haney / by Tom Graves (1996) -- Rock & roll/Pop III: R.E.M. / by Elizabeth Wurtzel (1993) -- Bobbie Gentry / by Ron Carlson (1998) -- Randy Newman / by Anthony Walton (2000) -- 1967 (a poem) / by Billy Collins (2005) -- Drivin' & cryin' / by Chris Bachelder (2006) -- Jazz II: King Pleasure / by Michael Perry (2003) -- Bob Dorough / by Paul Reyes (2007) -- Blues II: Hunting for old records: a true story / by R. Crumb (1996) -- Portrait of the artist as an aging Lightnin' Hopkins enthusiast / by Joe Sacco (2005) --
Rockabilly II: Carl Perkins (an interview) / by Joseph G. Tidwell III (1996) -- Dale Hawkins / by Lauren Wilcox (2005) -- Playing: Notes from the underground (Twang tour) / by Marty Stuart (1998) -- Lucinda Williams / as told to Marc Woodworth (1996) -- Guitar lessons / by Steve Yarbrough (1996) -- Classical/Avant-Garde: Moondog / by Daniel Alarcón (2005) -- A love set to music / by P. Revess (1996) -- At the young composer's concert (a poem) / by Donald Justice (2000) -- Playing II: The song of a sad café / by Don Asher (2000) -- Banjo / by Steve Martin (1999) -- The most human sound / by Rosanne Cash (1996) -- Contributors -- Credits.
Subject Popular music -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
Added Author Smirnoff, Marc.
Added Title Book of great music writing
Oxford American.
ISBN 9781557288875 (cloth : alk. paper)
1557288879 (cloth : alk. paper)

 
    
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