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John Scannell - James Brown - 9781908049926 - V9781908049926
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James Brown

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Description for James Brown Hardcover. This book explores how funk emerged in the mid-1960s at the very apex of the civil rights movement and shows how this music mirrored the broader changes taking place within the African-American community at a crucial political time and continues to underpin remix culture. It traces the extent of the Brown legacy, musically and culturally. Series: Icons of Pop Music. Num Pages: 176 pages, 10 black and white photos. BIC Classification: AVGQ; AVH. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 222 x 137 x 19. Weight in Grams: 332.
For ten years between 1965 and 1975, James Brown was the most popular and cutting-edge of any black artist. As one journalist put it, before Brown, there was music with a beat. After Brown music had found a groove. The drawing out of this groove, leveraged on the one, - or the first and third beats of a 4/4 bar, - would provide the key to much of Brown's subsequent musical success and instil within popular music an unprecedented drive that would characterize not only the funk style, but also ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
Series
Icons of Pop Music
Number of Pages
176
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781908049926
SKU
V9781908049926
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About John Scannell
John Scannell is Lecturer in the Department of Media, Music and Cultural Studies at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.

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