The Source Music

Harvard University Press

Since when did rock 'n' roll become "white"? 

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An iconic figure in modern American music, Otis Redding was more than a soulful voice. He was a songwriter, bandleader and arranger, drawing from rhythm & blues, gospel and other sounds of the American South. 


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When the subculture of psychedelia emerged in the early 1960s, the social movement influenced elements of music, visual arts, politics and literature for years to come. 


Courtesy University of North Texas Press

Based on music writer Michael Corcoran's interviews with hitmakers across the state, the latest edition of "All Over The Map" highlights the heroes of Texas music, both on the stage and behind the scenes.

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The 1970s in America was the era of disco – the dance floor phenomenon that gave us "The Hustle," the Solid Gold Dancers, Donna Summer and "Saturday Night Fever." 

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