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AmericanalandWhere Country & Western Met Rock 'n' Roll

Americanaland: Where Country & Western Met Rock 'n' Roll

John Milward

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043918
eISBN:
9780252052811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043918.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

With a claim on artists from Jimmie Rodgers to Jason Isbell, Americana can be hard to define, but you know it when you hear it. This book is filled with the enduring performers and vivid stories that ... More

Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain BreakdownThe Making of an American Classic

Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown: The Making of an American Classic

Thomas Goldsmith

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042966
eISBN:
9780252051821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042966.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Earl Eugene Scruggs (1924-2012) came from the hills of North Carolina and learned the banjo from the days he was too small to hold it properly. While still a schoolboy in Boiling Springs, North ... More

Listening to Bob Dylan

Listening to Bob Dylan

Larry Starr

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043956
eISBN:
9780252052880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043956.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book presents the importance of listening to Bob Dylan’s recorded work as the essential basis for a deeper understanding and appreciation of his achievements. Here is a guide for both the ... More

Manifest TechniqueHip Hop, Empire, and Visionary Filipino American Culture

Manifest Technique: Hip Hop, Empire, and Visionary Filipino American Culture

Mark R. Villegas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043789
eISBN:
9780252052682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043789.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Manifest Technique traces the ways in which Filipino American hip hop performances remember the racialized histories of the Filipino body. Mediated through what the book calls a Filipino American hip ... More

Peace Be StillHow James Cleveland and the Angelic Choir Created a Gospel Classic

Peace Be Still: How James Cleveland and the Angelic Choir Created a Gospel Classic

Robert M. Marovich

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044113
eISBN:
9780252053054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044113.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

One evening in September 1963, the Angelic Choir of the First Baptist Church of Nutley, New Jersey, assembled in nearby Newark to record their third live album with gospel music’s rising star, James ... More

Politics as SoundThe Washington, DC, Hardcore Scene, 1978-1983

Politics as Sound: The Washington, DC, Hardcore Scene, 1978-1983

Shayna L. Maskell

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044182
eISBN:
9780252053122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044182.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book aims to delineate, describe, explore, and examine hardcore in Washington, DC, during its zenith of both impact and innovation, 1978-83. During these indispensably creative and influential ... More

Punks in PeoriaMaking a Scene in the American Heartland

Punks in Peoria: Making a Scene in the American Heartland

Jonathan Wright and Dawson Barrett

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043802
eISBN:
9780252052705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043802.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Peoria, Illinois has long been a benchmark for the cautious and the conservative, a popular American test market for ideas, entertainment acts, and products. Beginning in the 1980s, hardcore punk ... More

Rocking the ClosetHow Little Richard, Johnnie Ray, Liberace, and Johnny Mathis Queered Pop Music

Rocking the Closet: How Little Richard, Johnnie Ray, Liberace, and Johnny Mathis Queered Pop Music

Vincent L. Stephens

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042805
eISBN:
9780252051661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042805.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Rocking the Closet: How Little Richard, Johnnie Ray, Liberace, and Johnny Mathias Queered Pop Music examines the way four popular male musicians who emerged in the 1950s, Johnnie Ray, Little Richard, ... More

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