Week 2: American black popular music

Joe Stuessy & Scott Lipscomb (2013) Rock and Roll: It’s History and It’s Stylistic Developments, Pearson [Amazon link] [library link]


Brian Ward (1998) Just My Soul Responding: Rhythm and Blues, Black Consciousness, and Race Relations, University of California Press. Chapter 1: ‘I hear you knocking…’ from r&b to rock and roll [library link]

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