Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom

Author(s): Peter Guralnick

Blues & Soul

A gripping narrative that captures the tumult and liberating energy of a nation in transition, Sweet Soul Music is an intimate portrait of the legendary performers--Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, James Brown, Solomon Burke, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, and Al Green among them--who merged gospel and rhythm and blues to create Southern soul music. Through rare interviews and with unique insight, Peter Guralnick tells the definitive story of the songs that inspired a generation and forever changed the sound of American music.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780316332736
  • : Southgate Publishers
  • : Arcade Publishing
  • : July 1999
  • : 231mm X 150mm X 28mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Peter Guralnick
  • : 384
  • : 781.6430973
  • : en
  • : Paperback