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Horowitz, Joseph

Summary: "A provocative interpretation of why classical music in America "stayed white"-how it got to be that way and what can be done about it. In 1893 the composer Antonin Dvorák prophesied a "great and noble" school of American classical music based on the searing "negro melodies" he had excitedly discovered since arriving in the United States a year before. But while Black music would found popular...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 780.973 HOR

Contents: Violin blues (Johnson Boys) (3:17) -- K.C. Railroad blues (Andrew & Jim Baxter) (3:28) -- Beaver slide rag ("Peg Leg" Howell & His Gang) (3:18) -- Alma waltz (Mississippi Mud Steppers) (2:52) -- Window pane blues (Tommie Bradley) (3:14) -- Travelin' railroad man (Alabama Sheiks) (2:58) -- Pig meat blues (Whistler & His Jug Band) (3:07) -- Right now blues (Frank Stokes) (3:04) -- East Jackson...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Old Hat 1999

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1 available in NEW Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES VIO

Questlove

Summary: Bestselling author and Sundance award-winning director Questlove harnesses his encyclopedic knowledge of popular music and his deep curiosity about history to examine America over the past fifty years. Choosing one essential track from each year, Questlove unpacks each song's significance, revealing the pivotal role that American music plays around issues of race, gender, politics, and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Questlove

Summary: Music Is History combines Questlove's deep musical expertise with his curiosity about history, examining America over the past fifty years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Image 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B QUESTLOVE QUE

Contents: disc 1. Maple leaf rag (Scott Joplin) ; Booker T. Washington on the Negro population in the South ; St. Louis blues (Bessie Smith) ; Black bottom stomp (Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers) ; Heebie jeebies (Louis Armstrong & his Hot Five) ; Ol' man river (Paul Robeson) ; Ain't misbehavin' (Fats Waller) ; Pony blues (Charlie Patton) ; My black mama (Part 1) (Son House) ; Tiger rag (Mills...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES SAY

Contents: disc 1. Maple leaf rag (Scott Joplin) ; Booker T. Washington on the Negro population in the South ; St. Louis blues (Bessie Smith) ; Black bottom stomp (Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers) ; Heebie jeebies (Louis Armstrong & his Hot Five) ; Ol' man river (Paul Robeson) ; Ain't misbehavin' (Fats Waller) ; Pony blues (Charlie Patton) ; My black mama (Part 1) (Son House) ; Tiger rag (Mills...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES SAY

Contents: disc 4. You've really got a hold on me (Miracles) ; Take my hand precious Lord (Mahalia Jackson) ; Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech ; Cotton fields (Odetta) ; How blue can you get (B.B. King) ; No pity (in the naked city) (Jackie Wilson) ; President John F. Kennedy's address to the nation ; Change gonna come (Otis Redding) ; Walk on by (Dionne Warwick) ; Reach out I'll be there...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES SAY

Contents: disc 4. You've really got a hold on me (Miracles) ; Take my hand precious Lord (Mahalia Jackson) ; Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech ; Cotton fields (Odetta) ; How blue can you get (B.B. King) ; No pity (in the naked city) (Jackie Wilson) ; President John F. Kennedy's address to the nation ; Change gonna come (Otis Redding) ; Walk on by (Dionne Warwick) ; Reach out I'll be there...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES SAY

Contents: disc 4. You've really got a hold on me (Miracles) ; Take my hand precious Lord (Mahalia Jackson) ; Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech ; Cotton fields (Odetta) ; How blue can you get (B.B. King) ; No pity (in the naked city) (Jackie Wilson) ; President John F. Kennedy's address to the nation ; Change gonna come (Otis Redding) ; Walk on by (Dionne Warwick) ; Reach out I'll be there...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES SAY

Contents: Fee fi fo fum / Leo (3:58) -- Super breaker / The Sonarphonic (4:27) -- Bionic funk / Santiago (4:09) -- Plastic / Juju & the Space Rangers (4:43) -- Computer power / Jamie Jupitor (6:58) -- Space Invaders / Solaris (3:36) -- Make it good to me Baby / Copperfield (3:26) -- Electro-? / Robotron 4 (7:48) -- Supersonic space lady / Ernest Flippin II (4:17) -- Funk Machine / Funk Machine (4:08) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES SPA

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Contents: Walking in the park (Guitar Gable) -- No time (The Titans) -- Move it over baby (Mel Jackson) -- My babe (Ron Holden) -- Duck walk (Chuck Higgins) -- 24 boy friends (Dee Clark) -- Rock and roll in the groove (Leon and the Hi-Tones) -- Love bandit (The Cadets) -- Sugaree (Hank Ballard and the Midnighters) -- I'm in love again (The Upsetters with Little Richard) -- Record hop (Jack & Jill) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Contents: I'm a woman / McDaniel -- Royal Garden blues / S. & C. Williams -- St. Louis blues / Handy -- After you've gone / Kremer, Layton -- If I can't sell it, I'll keep sittin' on it / Hill, Razaf -- I want a big butter and egg man / Venable, Armstrong -- Stompin' at the Savoy / Goodman [and others] -- I've got a right to sing the blues / Arlen, Kohler -- Black and tan fantasy / Ellington, Miley --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: DRG Records 1990

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SHOW MUSIC BLA

Contents: People don't sing like they used to sing (the Original Blind Boys) -- Jesus gave me water (the Soul Stirrers) -- Uncloudy day (the Staple Singers) -- Where shall I go (the Swan Silvertones) -- I am so glad (the Patterson Singers) -- I dreamed heaven was like this (the Highway QC's) -- Oh sinner (the Harmonizing Four) -- God has not promised (the Highway QC's) -- Let Jesus lead you (the...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Craft Recordings 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RELIGIOUS JES

Contents: Beale St. blues ("Fats" Waller and Alberta Hunter) -- Statesboro blues (Blind Willie McTell) -- Canned Heat blues (Tommy Johnson) -- Old dog blue (Jim Jackson) -- Death's black train is coming (Rev. J.M. Gates) -- Sometimes I feel like a motherless child (Paul Robeson) -- Walk right in (Cannon's Jug Stompers) -- Bumble bee blues (the Memphis Jug Band with Memphis Minnie) -- Milk cow blues...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: RCA 1992

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES RCA

Summary: The story of the American civil rights movement through its music, the freedom songs protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, and more, as they fought for justice and equality. Includes new performances of the freedom songs by top artists, archival footage, and interviews with civil rights foot soldiers and leaders. Freedom songs evolved from slave chants, from the labor movement, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama Films 2010

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC SOU
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SOU

Belafonte, Harry

Contents: Jump down spin around (2:14) -- Suzanne (5:50) -- A little lyric of great importance (1:29) -- Chickens (3:10) -- Vaichazkem (1:34) -- I do adore her (3:18) -- The ballad of Sigmund Freud (3:38) -- I've been driving on Bald Mountain (2:20) -- Water boy (4:35) -- A hole in the bucket (5:19) -- The click song (3:06) -- One more dance (3:43) -- The ox drivers (2:59) -- The red rosy bush (2:51) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: RCA Victor 1994

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD VOCAL BEL

Contents: Vol. 3. That's Chicago's South Side. That's Chicago's South Side / Sam Tehard -- Peetie Wheatstraw / Pete Wheatstraw -- Devil's Island gin blues / Roosevelt Sykes -- Sail on, little girl, sail on / Amos Easton -- Black gal, what makes your head so hard? / Joe Pullum -- I lost my baby / Lil Johnson -- Keep your hands off her / Big Bill Broonzy -- When the sun goes down / Leroy Carr -- Selling my...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bluebird 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES WHE

Parliament (Musical group)

Contents: P-funk (wants to get funked up) (7:39) -- Give up the funk (Tear the roof off the sucker) (5:44) -- Flash light (5:46) -- Dr. Funkenstein (5:42) -- Up for the down stroke (5:07) -- Chocolate city (5:35) -- Bop gun (Endangered species) (8:28) -- Testify ('74 version) (4:03) -- Aqua boogie (A psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop) (6:41) -- Mothership connection (Star child) (6:12) -- Agony of DeFeet...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Mercury 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES PAR

Fela

Contents: 2,000 Blacks got to be free -- Africa, centre of the world.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Celluloid 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN FEL

Summary: Shot entirely on location in Washington, D.C., primarily at the Wax Museum nightclub and on the streets of the city Mr. Scott-Heron long considered his home. Robert Mugge's 1982 film showcases the art, the life, and the personality of the great African American poet-singer-songwriter-author Gil Scott-Heron whom many have called the forefather of hip-hop and socially-conscious rap music, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BLA

Contents: Disc one, December 23, 1938 concert. Swingin' the blues / Count Basie, Eddie Durham, (Count Basie and his Orchestra) (3:34) -- One o'clock jump / Count Basie, (Count Basie & his Orchestra) (1:11) -- Introduction / John Hammond (0:38) -- Blues with Lips / Count Basie, (Oran "Hot Lips" Page, with Count Basie Orchestra) (3:11) -- I never knew / Ted Fio Rito, Gus Kahn, (Kansas City Five) (3:11) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Vanguard 1999

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ FRO

Sweet Honey in the Rock (Musical group)

Contents: Women gather -- Fly -- Voice of the Innocent -- Give the people their right to vote! -- Georgia Red Clay II -- Ballard of the Sit-Ins -- Let us rise in love -- 22 hours in the day -- Solid gold II -- Somebody prayed me over -- Ballard of Harry T. Moore. -- That awful day will surely come -- Nyoka Boko II --Prayer at the crossroads -- African Oasis II -- Yes it was -- Come unto me -- We want the...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: EarthBeat! 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RELIGIOUS SWE

Contents: The revolution will not be televised (Gil Scott-Heron) -- Sounds from the bush (Mandingo Griot Society with Don Cherry) -- Red, black, and green (Roy Ayers Ubiquity) -- Malcolm X (Philip Cohran & the Artistic Heritage Ensemble) -- Sweet songs (Sarah Webster Fabio) -- Vibes from the Tribe (Phil Ranelin) -- Desert fairy princess (Horace Tapscott with the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra) -- Strong...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES SOU

Ohio Players (Musical group)

Contents: Skin tight -- Who'd she coo? -- Far East Mississippi -- Jive turkey (part 1) -- Funk-o-nots -- O-H-I-O -- Feel the beat (everybody disco) -- Body vibes -- Good luck charm -- Time slips away -- Sleepwalkin'

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: PolyGram Records 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES OHI

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