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The Ninety-Nine Names of the Prophet

David Kirby

David Kirby is the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of English at Florida State University and lives in Tallahassee, Florida. Among his thirty books is The House on Boulevard St.: New and Selected Poems (Louisiana State University Press, 2007), which was a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award. He has written on music for The Chicago Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times Book Review, TriQuarterly, The Washington Post, The South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Georgia Music, and others. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Little Richard : The Birth of Rock ‘N’ Roll

The Continuum, 2009

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... attended were segregated, but at the end of the day and on weekends we played with black children, such as Siebel and David, whose parents worked on the much larger Burden plantation down the road.Siebel was close to my age, and often he and I...

Early One Morning

David Kirby

David Kirby is the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of English at Florida State University and lives in Tallahassee, Florida. Among his thirty books is The House on Boulevard St.: New and Selected Poems (Louisiana State University Press, 2007), which was a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award. He has written on music for The Chicago Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times Book Review, TriQuarterly, The Washington Post, The South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Georgia Music, and others. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Little Richard : The Birth of Rock ‘N’ Roll

The Continuum, 2009

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... a drummer and a piano player and a horn section and schedule rehearsals and book gigs. But with some innate ability and a little bit of coaching, a child still in short pants can perform a solo on any Sunday morning. He can step up and sing...

I’ve Got It

David Kirby

David Kirby is the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of English at Florida State University and lives in Tallahassee, Florida. Among his thirty books is The House on Boulevard St.: New and Selected Poems (Louisiana State University Press, 2007), which was a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award. He has written on music for The Chicago Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times Book Review, TriQuarterly, The Washington Post, The South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Georgia Music, and others. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Little Richard : The Birth of Rock ‘N’ Roll

The Continuum, 2009

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... was liberated as a songwriter, which is when he listens to a live recording of John Lee Hooker’s “Tupelo, Mississippi” and hears a car horn in the background, realizing then that songs had imperfections in them because they were made...

The Prophet and His Mission

David Pichaske

David Pichaske is Professor of English at Southwest Minnesota State University. He is the author of many books, several related to rural literature and themes, including Rooted: Six Midwest Writers of Place. He has published on a range of subjects from rock music and American culture to T.S. Eliot and Chaucer. A three-time Fulbright Lecturer to Central Europe and Outer Mongolia, Pichaske is the author of Poland in Transition: 1989-1991. As editor of Spoon River Poetry Press, Pichaske has published Leo Dangel, Bill Holm, Norbert Blei, Linda Hasselstrom, Bill Kloefkorn, and Dave Etter, among significant rural writers. He first published on Dylan in 1972. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Song of the North Country : A Midwest Framework to the Songs of Bob Dylan

Continuum, 2010

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... David knocking off Goliath, or drown them like the God flushing Pharaoh’s horsemen down the Red Sea. Like Puritan theology, this song is confident to the point of being smug: judgment is inevitable, and God, nature, and time all side...

Dylan’s Songs of the North Country

David Pichaske

David Pichaske is Professor of English at Southwest Minnesota State University. He is the author of many books, several related to rural literature and themes, including Rooted: Six Midwest Writers of Place. He has published on a range of subjects from rock music and American culture to T.S. Eliot and Chaucer. A three-time Fulbright Lecturer to Central Europe and Outer Mongolia, Pichaske is the author of Poland in Transition: 1989-1991. As editor of Spoon River Poetry Press, Pichaske has published Leo Dangel, Bill Holm, Norbert Blei, Linda Hasselstrom, Bill Kloefkorn, and Dave Etter, among significant rural writers. He first published on Dylan in 1972. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Song of the North Country : A Midwest Framework to the Songs of Bob Dylan

Continuum, 2010

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... sent to market did not even bring the cost of transportation,” writes David Nass (xi). World War II brought a temporary recovery, A couple years ago I interviewed a Minnesota farmer whose family lost its land to a bank...

Disasters and Accidents

David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David Buckley

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Calamitous unexpected events, whether caused by nature, humanity, technology or combinations of these, have been a frequent subject of song in a great many cultures over a long period of time. In treating such events, song makes...

—Vocalion Records (US)

David Sanjek

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David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Among the many labels that recorded blues, gospel and jazz in the 1920s and 1930s, Vocalion was one of the most notable and released some of the most commercially successful discs. Vocalion recorded the Fletcher Henderson Orchestra between...

Illness, Injury and Disease

David Buckley

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David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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... numerous songs that deal with alcohol and drugs as metonyms for illness. In a rather different use of metaphor, country singer David McCarn attached to his protest song about cotton mill bosses in North Carolina in 1930, ‘Poor Man, Rich Man,’...

—ARC (US)

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David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...ARC (American Record Company) was formed in August 1929 as the result of a merger between several companies specializing in cheap labels (labels such as Cameo, Oriole and Perfect) and a pressing plant. The following year, as record...

—Victor (US)

David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David Sanjek

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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... the company developed and marketed the Victrola, the first playback machine with an internal horn. It retailed at $200. Victor issued a range of popular songs, dance tunes, comic acts and marches to be played on its machines, but was becoming...