The Rough Guide to Soul and R&B

The Rough Guide to Soul and R&B
The Songs, the Singers, the Stories, the Soul

By Peter Shapiro Book Item: 74-1843532644

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The Rough Guide to Soul and R&B is the definitive guide to the genre's greatest singers, musicians, songwriters, and record labels, encapsulating the entire history of soul music from gospel and doo-wop, through funk and disco, to hip-hop and R&B. The guide includes detailed profiles of more than 300 artists, from such legends as Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, and Sam Cooke to contemporary stars like Prince, Mary J. Blige, and Destiny's Child. There are reviews of hundreds of landmark albums, from James Brown's Live at the Apollo to Missy Elliott's Supa Dupa Fly.

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Series: Rough Guide
Author: Peter Shapiro
Format: Book
Item Number: 74-1843532644
ISBN 10: 1-84353-264-6
ISBN 13: 978-1-84353-264-4
UPC: 9781843532644

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