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Title Higher ground [electronic resource] : Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Curtis Mayfield, and the rise and fall of American soul / Craig Werner.
Author Werner, Craig Hansen, 1952-
Publication New York : Crown Publishers, [2010]
Description 1 online resource.
text file
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents There is a fountain filled with blood : the roots of the gospel vision -- Keep on pushing : the soul of the freedom movement -- Spirit in the dark : music and the powers of blackness -- Songs in the key of life : the gospel vision in changing times -- Who's zoomin' who? : megastars, monuments, elders.
Summary In midcentury America, it was soul music, particularly the recordings of Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and Curtis Mayfield, that helped bring the gopsel vision of the black church into the mainstream, energizing the era's social movements and defining a new American gospel where the sacred and secular met. --book jacket.
Subject Franklin, Aretha.
Wonder, Stevie.
Mayfield, Curtis.
Soul musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Rhythm and blues musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Wonder, Stevie.
Franklin, Aretha.
Mayfield, Curtis.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Composers & Musicians.
MUSIC / Instruction & Study / Voice.
MUSIC / Lyrics.
MUSIC / Printed Music / Vocal.
Franklin, Aretha. (OCoLC)fst00134746
Mayfield, Curtis. (OCoLC)fst00111089
Wonder, Stevie. (OCoLC)fst00004253
Rhythm and blues musicians. (OCoLC)fst01097285
Soul musicians. (OCoLC)fst01126932
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Electronic books.
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN 9780307420879 (electronic bk.)
0307420876 (electronic bk.)

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