Americans and Their Idols: The Return of Soul, Style, Country, Pop, Poetry to the Hip-Hop Generation

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Infinity Publishing, Jun 30, 2006 - Music - 176 pages
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So many singers, so few winners, Americans' Idols give their all for the love of singing, the hate of loosing, the joy of winning. Music and song are the healing forces of the world.
 

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Contents

Can America Still Sing?
1
Warrior Music
2
Musical Instruments
4
Ragtime
5
Jazz
6
Jazz Purity
9
Jazz
10
Calypso
11
March 29 2005
85
NIGHT OF THE MUSICALS April 4 2005
88
April 12 2005
91
April 13 2005
94
April 19 2005
95
April 26 2005
100
April 27 2005
101
Randy Paula and Simon Get Flowers From the Crowd
102

Rock and Roll
12
AfroCuban
13
Disco
14
Jamaicans and AfricanAmericans InventCreate Rap and HipHop
15
Down Went Disco Up Came RapHipHop
16
Crack Trashy Rap Liquor and Self Destruction
18
Return of Motown Training for Singers
21
The Desire for Songs Music Melody
24
The Coming of the American Idols
25
The Show Begins January 182005 ReporterModerators Notes Observations and Commentary
27
No RapHipHop?
30
Thoughts of the Observers
31
SAINT LOUIS MISSOURI January 19th 2005
32
Farm Girl Goes to Hollywood
33
NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA
35
ATLANTA GEORGIA
37
ATLANTA GEORGIA February 2 2005
39
SAN FRANCISCO CALIFORNIA
40
HOLLYWOOD CALIFORNIA February 8th 2005
41
Rocker Dudes
43
Dude Wheres My Guitar Dude?
44
HOLLYWOOD CALIFORNIA February 9 2005
45
Paula and Simon Hug and Make Up
46
The Third Room
48
The Moment We Have Been Waiting For
49
Room 4
50
Guys Night
52
February 22 2005
55
February 23 2005
57
LADIES NIGHT March 1 2005
61
March 2 2005 The Choosing of the Winners
69
Guys Night
70
March 8 2005
72
March 13th 2005
75
Results of the Last Show
81
March 23 2005
82
May 10 2005
104
May 11 2005
106
May 17 2005
110
THE FINALS May 25 2005
112
June 14 2005 To the Moderator and panel What M Jackson Should Do
114
HIPHOP POETRY SPOKENWORD AND CULTURAL POEMS
116
Why do I Love You?
117
A Fool in Love
118
Missing You
119
Catch Me a Dream Dream Catcher
120
Again With You
121
Black Is More than Color
122
I Do
124
HIPHOP POETRY CULTURAL
125
Lords of Radio
128
We Are
131
Twelve Nations
133
Affirmative Distraction
135
Long Live
137
Why We Are Great
138
We Love Chocolate and Licorice
141
Were Having a Baby
142
Twiddle the Thumb
144
Poisoned Jewels of the Mikes Crown
146
We Are the Engers
148
Sons of Ham
150
Enter the Facidome
151
Independence is the Word
153
Wouldnt You Rather Be?
155
Pushers of Vice
156
The More the Merrier
157
Love and Family
158
Seven Babies
159
My Spouse and I
160
I Am Because I Think
161
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Paul Barton is Associate Professor of Hispanic Church Studies at the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas.

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