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Author Liebler, M. L
Title Heaven Was Detroit : From Jazz to Hip-Hop and Beyond
Imprint Detroit, MI : Wayne State University Press, 2016
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Descript 1 online resource (505 pages)
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Note Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Foreword -- Introduction -- 1. Detroıt Jazz -- A Top-Down Motown Bebop Pubescence: Twelve Takes -- Bebop in Detroit: Nights at the Blue Bird Inn -- The Donald Byrd-Pepper Adams Quintet: Jazz in Detroit, 1958-61 -- Teddy Harris: A Jazz Man in Motown -- Rebirth of Tribe -- Strata Records -- Roy Brooks: Detroit Downbeat -- Musician Interrupted: Faruq Z. Bey -- 2. Detroit Blues -- Alberta, Alberta: The Alberta Adams Story -- John Lee Hooker and Joe Von Battle: No Magic, Just Men -- Searching for the Son: Delta Blues Legend Son House in Detroit -- Johnnie Bassett: Cadillac Bluesman from the Motor City -- Motor City Blues through the Ages -- 3. Early Detroit Soul: The Pre-Motown Sounds -- Fortune Records for Truly Great Music -- Nathaniel Mayer in the Twenty-First Century -- Back in Detroit City with Andre Williams -- Jack Scott: Detroit's Unsung Rock 'n' Roll Pioneer -- Two Detroit Music Icons and Two Classic Theaters: Artie Fields and Harry Balk -- Nine Times out of Ten: The Clix Records Story -- 4. Motown: The Sound of Young America -- The Story of Hitsville: Motown Days -- For Beans: Written on the Occasion of the Funeral Service for Dr. Thomas "Beans" Bowles Sr., February 5, 2000, at Central United Methodist Church -- Half a Mile from Heaven: The Love Songs of Motown -- Waiting for Smokey Robinson -- Flo Ballard: The Love Supreme -- Mary Wells, "My Guy," and the Queen of Motown -- An Elegant Equation: Changing World, Changing Motown -- The Revolution Will Be Recorded: Black Forum Records: Detroit Rarity of the Revolution -- Excerpt from What's Going On: Marvin Gaye and the Last Days of the Motown Sound -- The Motortown Revues: An Edited Excerpt from The Story of Motown -- Detroit, My Detroit -- 5. Detroit Rocks: The '60s: Kick Out the Jams -- DKT/MC5: The Truest Possible Testimonial
Robin Tyner: Early Days/Final Days -- Amboy Duke -- The Story of Detroit's Third Power Band -- Bob Seger: The Early Years -- Seger Unsettled -- The Rationals -- Strange Früt: An East-Side Story of the Früt -- Strange Mysterious Sounds: The Demise of Ted Lucas and the Spike-Drivers -- 6. Detroit Rocks into the '70s and Beyond: From Everyone Loves Alice to Cass Corridor Punk to Death -- Alice Cooper All American: A Horatio Alger Story for the '70s -- Twenty-Five Years of Creem: Kiss and Not Tell, or Confessions of One of the Film Foxes -- Who Is the Sugar Man? -- Dangerous Diane: Detroit Art Rock and Punk in the Late '70s -- A Band Called Death -- How the Gories Ruined Music -- Kid Rock before the Fame: The Definitive Oral History -- Kid Rock: From Apple Orchards to the World -- Cathouse: The Cass Corridor's Last Great Band -- 7. Hip-Hop, Ghettotech, Donuts, and Techno Dreams -- Frankly Speaking: Awesome Dre's Outspoken Detroit -- Eminem in 2002 -- Eminem: A Detroit Story -- Inner-City Blues: The Story of Detroit Techno -- For Dilla's Sake and the Love of Donuts -- Ghettotech: Detroit Is Just Here to Party -- Champ's Town -- 8. Sounds of Detroit: Country York Brothers and Latin Musica -- Mellow Milestone -- The Big Three: Contemporary Roots of Latin Sounds in Detroit-The Cruz Brothers, Ozzie Rivera, and Luis Resto -- 9. Detroit Music Miscellanea -- Freeform Radio Master: Dave Dixon on WABX -- The Day I Saved WABX -- Lee Abrams and the Cold-Blooded, Calculated Assassination of Detroit Radio: An Eyewitness Account -- Gary Grimshaw: Poster Child -- Grande Daze, Bubble Puppies, and Suburban Hippie Rock -- Random Thoughts: A Brief History of WSU's Legendary Zoot's Coffee -- Rarities of the Revolution: Archie Shepp, the MC5, and John Sinclair -- Detroit's Historical Archer Records from the Inside-Outside
Majesty Crush Lurking in the Shadows of Motown and Detroit Techno -- A View of Third Man Records from the Inside -- Future Now: Detroit's Twenty-First-Century Record Label Jett Plastic -- Acknowledgments -- Further Reading -- Contributors -- Credits -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Liebler, M. L. Heaven Was Detroit : From Jazz to Hip-Hop and Beyond Detroit, MI : Wayne State University Press,c2016 9780814341223
Subject Popular music-Michigan-Detroit-History and criticism.
Sound recording industry-Michigan-Detroit-History.
Music trade-Michigan-Detroit-History.
Detroit (Mich.)-History
Electronic books
Alt Author Marsh, Dave
Young, Al
Gallert, Jim
Bjorn, Lars
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