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Born in Chicago: The Impact of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band on the British Blues “Network,” 1964–1970

Andrew Kellett

in Transatlantic Roots Music: Folk, Blues, and National Identities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032882
eISBN:
9781617032899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032882.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the response of the Chicago blues band led by Paul Butterfield to the British blues invasion and their appearance of greater musical authenticity than that of the British ... More


That White Man, Burdon: The Animals, Race, and the American South in the British Blues Boom

Brian Ward

in Transatlantic Roots Music: Folk, Blues, and National Identities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032882
eISBN:
9781617032899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032882.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter explores how and why definitions of musical excellence, sincerity, and authenticity became so intimately connected to British ideas about the regional, as well as the more frequently ... More


“When Somebody Take Your Number and Use It”: The 1960s, British Blues, and America’s Racial Crossroads

Robert H. Cataliotti

in Transatlantic Roots Music: Folk, Blues, and National Identities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032882
eISBN:
9781617032899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032882.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter discusses the contribution of British blues to the construction of a racial nexus between black and white Americans during the 1960s. Taking the careers of B. B. King and Eric Clapton as ... More


Putting the Blues in British Blues Rock

Roberta Freund Schwartz

in Transatlantic Roots Music: Folk, Blues, and National Identities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032882
eISBN:
9781617032899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032882.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the fusion of blues and rock in the 1960s heyday of what has variously been termed “blues rock,” “British blues,” or “R&B.” Describing the ways in which bands such as the ... More


Transatlantic Roots Music: Folk, Blues, and National Identities

Jill Terry and Neil A. Wynn (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032882
eISBN:
9781617032899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032882.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book presents a collection of essays on the debates about origins, authenticity, and identity in folk and blues music. The essays had their origins in an international conference on the ... More


From the Albert Hall to a British Counterculture

in Special Relations: The Americanization of Britain?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773997
eISBN:
9780804777834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773997.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the Beat-inspired international poetry happening at the Royal Albert Hall in 1965. The Hall in South Kensington held a position of some importance in the iconography of postwar ... More


September 1966: Swinging London

Jas Obrecht

in Stone Free: Jimi Hendrix in London, September 1966-June 1967

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647067
eISBN:
9781469647081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647067.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

On September 24, 1966, Jimi Hendrix arrives in London, immediately begins a romantic relationship with Kathy Etchingham, experiences racism due to the color of his skin and gender-bending clothing, ... More


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