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The Bakersfield Sound

by Melissa Wuske

Like the music it honors, "The Bakersfield Sound" has the power to move people in surprising ways. The Bakersfield Sound: How a Generation of Displaced Okies Revolutionized American Music by Robert E. Price is an in-depth portrait of a... Read More

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Punk Elegies

by Anna Call

Sometimes dizzying but always exciting, this punk memoir is a microcosm of a musical moment. A memoir of chaos, punk rock, and drugs, "Punk Elegies" by Allan MacDonell delivers an experience without a message. MacDonell, punk rock... Read More

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Mingus Speaks

by Jack Shakely

From mercurial to mentally unstable, interviews highlight legendary composer’s Vesuvian stream-of-consciousness conversation. James Joyce’s mastery of the written word might have an equal in Charles Mingus’s skill with... Read More

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