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Lauterbach, Preston.

Summary: A definitive account of the birth of rock 'n' roll in black America...The Chitlin' Circuit brings us into the sweaty back rooms where such stars as James Brown, B. B. King, and Little Richard got their start.--Amazon.com

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.66 LAU

Griffiths, Katie

Summary: The reigning queen of the music industry, Beyonc Knowles has left an indelible mark on the entertainment biz. Since climbing to fame as the lead vocalist of Destiny's Child in the late 1990s, she has built an impressive career as a songwriter, producer, actress, dancer, and philanthropist. Readers will follow Beyonc 's development as an artist and learn about her artistry, philanthropy, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square Publishing 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 BEY

Keys, Alicia

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "An intimate, revealing look at one artist's journey from self-censorship to full expression As one of the most celebrated musicians of our time, Alicia Keys has enraptured the nation with her heartfelt lyrics, extraordinary vocal range, and soul-stirringpiano compositions. Yet away from the spotlight, Alicia has grappled with private heartache-over the challenging and complex relationship with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KEYS, ALICIA KEY

Whitall, Susan.

Summary: Little Willie John was an American R&B singer who performed in the 1950s and early 1960s and is best known for his popular music chart successes with songs such as, "All Around the World" (1955), "Need Your Love So Bad" (1956) and "Fever" the same year, the latter covered in 1958 by Peggy Lee.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOHN, LITTLE WILLIE WHI

Kelly, R.

Summary: The R&B performer and producer traces the story of his life and career, describing his battle with a learning disorder, his collaborations with such icons as Michael Jackson and Aretha Franklin, and his difficulties with personal and legal challenges.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KELLY, R. KEL

Booker T.

Summary: "The long-awaited memoir of Booker T. Jones, leader of the famed Stax Records house band, architect of the Memphis soul sound, and one of the most legendary figures in music. From Booker T. Jones's earliest years in segregated Memphis, music was the driving force in his life. While he worked paper routes and played gigs in local nightclubs to pay for lessons and support his family, Jones, on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BOOKER T. BOO

Scott-Heron, Gil

Summary: A personal account by the late musician and poet traces the story of his life, career, and history-making 1981 tour at the side of Stevie Wonder to raise support for the establishment of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SCOTT-HERON, GIL SCO

Iandoli, Kathy

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Summary: "By twenty-two years old, Aaliyah had already accomplished a staggering amount: hit records, acclaimed acting roles, and fame that was just about to cross over into superstardom. Like her song, she was already "more than a woman" but her shocking death ina plane crash prevented her from fully growing into one. Now, two decades later, the full story of Aaliyah's life and cultural impact is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

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