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Just around Midnight

Rock and Roll and the Racial Imagination

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674416598

Publication Date: 09/26/2016


352 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

3 halftones, 5 music illustrations


  • Introduction: Dreams and Nightmares
  • 1. Darkness at the Break of Noon: Sam Cooke, Bob Dylan, and the Birth of Sixties Music
  • 2. The White Atlantic: Cultural Origins of the “British Invasion”
  • 3. “Friends across the Sea”: Motown, the Beatles, and Sites and Sounds of Crossover
  • 4. “Being Good Isn’t Always Easy”: Aretha Franklin, Janis Joplin, Dusty Springfield, and the Color of Soul
  • 5. House Burning Down: Race, Writing, and Jimi Hendrix’s War
  • 6. Just around Midnight: The Rolling Stones and the End of the Sixties
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Credits
  • Index

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