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Author Zack, Ian, author.

Title Odetta : a life in music and protest / Ian Zack.

Publication Info. Boston : Beacon Press, [2020]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Odetta ZAC    Available
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Description xi, 276 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "The untold story of the woman whose music and afro inspired a generation, whose voice provided a soundtrack for the unfolding civil rights movement of the 1950s and '60s"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents A voice like thunder -- From Birmingham to Los Angeles -- Straightened my back, kinked my hair -- The toast of New York -- Getting political -- The fuse is lit -- TV sensation -- That lovely Odetta ... playing a murderess -- Enter Bob Dylan -- In the heart of Jim Crow -- March music -- The times they are a-changin' -- Freedom gets personal -- Hit or miss -- Blues everywhere I go -- "Who will be the Odetta of now?"
Subject Odetta, 1930-2008.
African American women singers -- Biography.
Women singers -- United States -- Biography.
Folk singers -- United States.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9780807035320 (hardcover)
0807035327 (hardcover)

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