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Blues People : Negro Music in White America - 63 edition

Blues People : Negro Music in White America (ISBN10: 068818474X; ISBN13: 9780688184742)
ISBN13: 978-0688184742
ISBN10: 068818474X

Summary: "A must for all who would more knowledgeably appreciate and better comprehend America's most popular music, Negro in origin -- blues based -- but belonging to everybody." --Langston Hughes "The path the slave took to 'citizenship' is what I want to look at. And I make my analogy through the slave citizen's music -- through the music that is most closely associated with him: blues and a later, but parallel development, jazz... [If] the Negro r ...show moreepresents, or is symbolic of, something in and about the nature of American culture, this certainly should be revealed by his characteristic music."

So says Amiri Baraka in the Introduction to Blues People, his classic work on the place of jazz and blues in American social, musical, economic, and cultural history. From the music of African slaves in the United States through the music scene of the 1960's, Baraka traces the influence of what he calls "negro music" on white America -- not only in the context of music and pop culture but also in terms of the values and perspectives passed on through the music. In tracing the music, he brilliantly illuminates the influence of African Americans on American culture and history.
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Edition/Copyright: 63
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: William Morrow Co., Inc.
Published: 01/28/1999
International: No

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