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Plastic Possibilities: Adrian Piper’s Adamant Self-Alienation

Uri McMillan

in Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479802111
eISBN:
9781479865451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802111.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on conceptual artist Adrian Piper’s dense explorations of objecthood and her bold experiments with disorientation, self-estrangement, and becoming a confrontational art object. ... More


When and Where the Spirit Moves You

Marcus Anthony Hunter and Zandria F. Robinson

in Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520292826
eISBN:
9780520966178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292826.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Centering the life, music, and experiences of Aretha Franklin, this chapter explores the migration stories of black women across the Black Map through the lens of soul music, the Mid-South, and ... More


Grabbing the Pie and Biting the Apple

Roben Jones

in Memphis Boys: The Story of American Studios

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734010
eISBN:
9781604734027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734010.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on the year 1967, which was a time for experimentation in the music business. In Memphis, the success of the records on which Chips Moman and Tommy Cogbill played had alerted the ... More


Songs for Young Weepers: Crying Like a Baby and the Death of a Dream

Roben Jones

in Memphis Boys: The Story of American Studios

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734010
eISBN:
9781604734027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734010.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes the daily routine of the American group; their work on the albums of the Box Tops and Aretha Franklin; and the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. The studio was shut down ... More


Lining Out the Word: Dr. Watts Hymn Singing in the Music of Black Americans

William Dargan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234482
eISBN:
9780520928923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234482.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book takes a close look at an important and little-studied component of African American music, one that has roots in Europe, but was adapted by African American congregations and went on to ... More


Sons and Daughters of Joe

Todd Decker

in Who Should Sing Ol' Man River?: The Lives of an American Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199389186
eISBN:
9780199389223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199389186.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The final chapter considers African American performers of the rock and roll era who chose to sing “Ol’ Man River.” Several key black musical styles are represented: black pop vocal groups (the ... More


Soul Dance Number Three: Keeping It Real

Roben Jones

in Memphis Boys: The Story of American Studios

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734010
eISBN:
9781604734027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734010.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes the importance of the New York Aretha session to Chips Moman and his friends. It proved that their backup work could be as effective behind a new star as it was with an ... More


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