Talkin’ ‘Bout a Revolution: Music and Social Change in America

Author: Dick Weiss
Date Published:  2010
Published In:  Backbeat Books
Resource Types: Resource Books

Talkin' 'Bout a Revolution is a comprehensive guide to the relationship between American music and politics. Music expert Dick Weissman opens with the dawn of American history, then moves to the book's key focus: 20th-century music – songs by and about Native Americans, African-Americans, women, Spanish-speaking groups, and more. Unprecedented in its approach, the book offers a multidisciplinary discussion that is broad and diverse, and illuminates how social events impact music as well as how music impacts social events.

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