Good Booty

Good Booty

Love and Sex, Black & White, Body and Soul in American Music / Ann Powers

Book - 2017 | First edition.
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In this sweeping history of popular music in the United States, NPR's acclaimed music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental American ideas and beliefs, allowing us to communicate difficult emotions and truths about our most fraught social issues, most notably sex and race.
Publisher: ©2017.
New York, NY :, Dey Street, an imprint of William Morrow,, [2017].
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017.
ISBN: 9780062463692
Characteristics: xxvi, 418 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface
Introduction
The taboo baby
That da da strain: shimmying, shaking, sexology
Let it breathe on me: spiritual erotics
Teen dreams and grown-up urges
The sexual revolution and its discontents
Hard and soft realities
Oh no, it hurts: AIDS, Reagan, and the backlash
Hungry cyborgs: Britney, Beyoncé, and the virtual frontier
Epilogue.
Summary: In this sweeping history of popular music in the United States, NPR's acclaimed music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental American ideas and beliefs, allowing us to communicate difficult emotions and truths about our most fraught social issues, most notably sex and race.

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