A change is gonna come: music, race & the soul of America

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Plume, 1998 - Music - 430 pages
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Explores the relationship between African American popular music and American culture through a review of artists' music

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A change is gonna come: music, race & the soul of America

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Werner (Playing the Changes: From Afro-Modernism to the Jazz Impulse, Univ. of Illinois, 1994) charts the integrative influence of African American-based music on race relations in the United States ... Read full review

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Very insightful book that fuses the culture, history, and influence of the soul music era. Read full review


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CRAIG WERNER teaches African American music, literature, and cultural history at the University of Wisconsin, where he has won numerous teaching awards.

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