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Author Gleason, Ralph J.
Title Music in the Air.
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 2016.

Author Gleason, Ralph J.
Subject Popular music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Gleason, Toby.
Wenner, Jann.
Scanlon, Paul.
Description 1 online resource (328 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; JAZZ AND BLUES; Jazz: Black Art/American Art; Perspectives; Perspectives; The San Francisco Jazz Scene; Jimmy Witherspoon, At the Monterey Jazz Festival; John Coltrane, Olé Coltrane; School Jazz Has Quality; Louis Plays the Claremont; This Year at Monterey; Billie Holiday, The Golden Years, Vol. II; The Greatness of Carmen McRae; Guaraldi and Sete-A Happy Union; John Handy, Recorded Live at the Monterey Jazz Festival; "Soul Sauce"-A Hummer's Hit; Mingus Mail Album a Huge Success; B.B. King, Completely Well; The Rewards in Mingus' Music.
Miles Davis, Bitches BrewThe Sunlight and Beauty of Johnny Hodges; God Bless Louis Armstrong; Duke Ellington, The Pianist; Cal Tjader, Los Ritmos Calientes!; Ben Webster: Another Giant Gone; Frank: Then and Now; Farewell to the Duke; FOLK, ROCK, AND POP; The Limeliters, Through Children's Eyes: Little-Folk Songs for Adults; The Magic of Joan Baez; Pete Seeger Is Here Tonight; Odetta the Incomparable; A Folk-Singing Social Critic; The Beatles' Mersey Sound; Who really Is Bob Dylan?; Jefferson Airplane, Takes Off; A Warm and Groovy Affair; Dawn of True Sexual Hysteria.
Hank Williams, Roy Acuff and Then God!!Another Candle Blown Out; Altamont Revisited on Film; Simon and Garfunkel, Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme; Unreleased Bob Dylan Album; San Francisco-The American Liverpool; COMEDY; Satire, Reality and Dick Gregory; Jonathan Winters, Another Day, Another World; The Bill Cosby World of Youth; Lenny Bruce, The Real Lenny Bruce; POLITICS AND CULTURE; The Casualties of Mass Society; The Tragedy at the Greek Theatre; The Times, They Are A-Changin'; The Flower Children; Like a Rolling Stone; Sound Is Without Color; Fighting Fire with Fire: An End to Logic.
We Need an Honest PresidentWe've Got to Get Rid of Nixon; Payola: It's in the Grooves; Law & Order & the Business of Politics; Acknowledgments; Credits; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This sterling anthology, edited by Gleason's son Toby, himself a forty-year veteran of the music business, spans Ralph J. Gleason's four decades as popular music's preeminent commentator. Drawing from a rich variety of sources, including Gleason's books, essays, interviews, and LP record album liner notes, it is essential reading for writers, historians, scholars, and music lovers of every stripe.
ISBN 9780300221091
OCLC # 957126073
Additional Format Print version: Gleason, Ralph J. Music in the Air. New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2016 9780300212167.

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