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Author Santoro, Gene.
Title Dancing in your head : jazz, blues, rock, and beyond / Gene Santoro.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1995, 1994.
Edition First paperback edition.

Subject Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Jazz -- History and criticism.
Popular music History
United States
Description 1 online resource (xi, 308 pages)
Edition First paperback edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Phonograph Blues -- Hellhound on His Trail -- Lift Every Voice and Sing -- Doing It to Death -- Take It to the River -- Born on the Bayou -- New Orleans's Hidden Treasures -- Soul Queen of New Orleans -- Uptown -- Country Comforts -- Androgyne with a Lariat -- Even Cowgirls Get the Blues -- Austin's Eraserhead -- The Layla Sessions -- Beckology -- Rockin' in the Free World -- Still Alive: The Grateful Dead -- New York Lou -- On the Border -- Payola Guys -- Turn On Your Love Light -- Rock Vaudeville -- Good Day at Black Rock -- The Godfathers of Rap -- Don't Believe the Hype -- Mr. Ambience -- Them Ol' Bahamas Blues -- Dancing in Your Head -- The Blackwell Project -- E.S.P. -- Rolling with the Tape -- The Serpent's Tooth -- Prince of Darkness -- Hidden Histories -- Gunther Schuller's Memory Palace -- Preservation Hall Comes to Carnegie -- Nature Boy -- The Two Oscars -- The Gypsy King -- The Wizard of Waukesha -- A Box of Mr. Overdub -- Collier's Ellington Follies -- Epitaph -- Mingus's Sancho Panza -- Rahsaan to the Moon -- Space Is the Place -- Surfing on the Keys -- Music by Association -- Unplugging the Enlightenment -- Child Is Father to the Music -- In and Out of the Tradition -- The Knitting Factory -- Monk Goes Downtown -- The Nurturer -- The Clark Kent of the Electric Guitar -- Downtown Scenes -- Fractured Fairy Tales -- Caos Totale -- On the Street Where You Live -- East Village Jumpcuts -- Naked City -- A Star Is Made -- Master of Tributes -- The Big Apple Avant-garde.
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Summary As music columnist for The Nation, Gene Santoro has established himself as an important new critical voice, able to write well on a broad spectrum of popular music and jazz, without losing touch with the cutting edge of today's music scene. Dancing in Your Head gathers Santoro's liveliest reviews and essays for the first time, introducing a fresh and provocative perspective on several decades of musicians and their work. From the legendary blues singer Robert Johnson to Miles Davis and James Brown, from the sounds of Neil Young and Lou Reed to Public Enemy's controversial rap lyrics, this books offers sharp and honest reflections on the evolution of jazz, rock and roll, and rap.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780198024088 (electronic bk.)
0198024088 (electronic bk.)
1602560927 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9781602560925 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780195101232 (Paper)
0195101235 (Paper)
1280451858
9781280451850
019507887X (acid-free paper)
9780195078879 (acid-free paper)
OCLC # 62348206
Additional Format Print version: Santoro, Gene. Dancing in your head. 1st pbk. ed. New York : Oxford University Press, 1995, 1994 0195101235 (OCoLC)33481947