Love Saves The Day

Author: Tim Lawrence
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822385110
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Opening with David Mancuso’s seminal “Love Saves the Day” Valentine’s party, Tim Lawrence tells the definitive story of American dance music culture in the 1970s—from its subterranean roots in NoHo and Hell’s Kitchen to its ...

Love Saves The Day

Author: Tim Lawrence
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822331988
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Tim Lawrence tells the story of ten years that shook the musical world with the scholar's concern for detail and the fan's concern for honor. Great tales of the humble and the ahubristic, of money, sex, and the utopia of the sound system.

Love Saves The Day

Author: Tim Lawrence
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
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"At last disco gets the history it deserves. Tim Lawrence tells the story of ten years that shook the musical world with the scholar's concern for detail and the fan's concern for honor.

Life And Death On The New York Dance Floor 1980 1983

Author: Tim Lawrence
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822373920
Size: 61.20 MB
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Interviewing DJs, party hosts, producers, musicians, artists, and dancers, Tim Lawrence illustrates how the relatively discrete post-disco, post-punk, and hip hop scenes became marked by their level of plurality, interaction, and ...

Hold On To Your Dreams

Author: Tim Lawrence
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822390855
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Hold On to Your Dreams is the first biography of the musician and composer Arthur Russell, one of the most important but least known contributors to New York’s downtown music scene during the 1970s and 1980s.

Turn The Beat Around

Author: Peter Shapiro
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1466894121
Size: 34.44 MB
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Yet, like its pop cultural peers punk and hip hop, it was born of a period of profound social and economic upheaval. In Turn the Beat Around, critic and journalist Peter Shapiro traces the history of disco music and culture.

Hot Stuff Disco And The Remaking Of American Culture

Author: Alice Echols
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393077018
Size: 32.49 MB
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But it never loses sight of the era’s defining soundtrack, spotlighting the work of precursors James Brown and Isaac Hayes, its dazzling divas Donna Summer and the women of Labelle, and some of its lesser-known but no less illustrious ...

The Record Players

Author: Bill Brewster
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802195350
Size: 39.89 MB
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The Record Players is the fun and revealing result—a collection of firsthand accounts from the obsessives, the playboys, and the eccentrics that dominated the music scene and contributed to the evolution of DJ culture.

Impossible Dance

Author: Fiona Buckland
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
ISBN: 0819564974
Size: 63.23 MB
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An ethnographic account of gay, lesbian and queer club culture in the 1990s New York City.

Dance And The Body Politic In Northern Greece

Author: Jane K. Cowan
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691028545
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Here Jane Cowan explores how the politics of gender is articulated through the body at these culturally central, yet until now ethnographically neglected, celebrations in a class-divided northern Greek town.