Country Soul

Country Soul

Making Music and Making Race in the American South

Book - 2015
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Publisher: Chapel Hill :, University of North Carolina Press,, 2015.
ISBN: 9781469622439
Characteristics: 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. There's a redneck in the soul band
We only had this one thing in common : we liked all types of music : Arthur Alexander, FAME studios, and the birth of the country-soul triangle
I got what I got the hard way : the music and mythology of the Memphis sound
Selling soul : black music and black power in Memphis
Take the white music and make it sound black : how the Muscle Shoals sound became white
Pride and prejudice : race and country music in the era of backlash
The south's gonna do it again : the racial politics of the new southern music of the 1970s
Disco and down home blues : country and soul at the end of the 1970s
Coda. On accidental racists : interracial friendship, historical memory, and the country-soul triangle.


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