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Da Capo Best Music Writing 2005

The Year's Finest Writing on Rock, Hip-hop, Jazz, Pop, Country, & More
(Book - 2005 )
Da Capo Best Music Writing 2005

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Da Capo Best Music Writing has become one of the most eagerly awaited annuals of them all. Celebrating the year in music writing by gathering a rich array of essays, missives, and musings on every style of music from rock to hip-hop to R&B to jazz to pop to blues and more, it is essential reading for anyone who loves great music and accomplished writing. Scribes of every imaginable sort-novelists, poets, journalists, musicians-are gathered to create a multi-voiced snapshot of the year in music writing that, like themusic it illuminates, is every bit as thrilling as it is riveting.Past writers have included:Elizabeth MEndez Berry * Ta-Nehisi Coates * Michael Corcoran * Robbie Fulks * Michaelangelo Matos * Alex Ross * Roni Sarig * Joel Selvin * Tour8E * Lynn Hirschberg * Chuck Klosterman * Elizabeth Gilbert * Jay McInerney * Elvis Costello * Susan Orlean * Jonathan Lethem * David Rakoff * Mike Doughty * Lorraine Ali * Greil Marcus * Richard Meltzer * Robert Gordon * Sarah Vowell * Nick Tosches * Anthony DeCurtis * William Gay * Whitney Balliett * Lester Bangs * Rosanne Cash * Eddie Dean * Selwyn Seyfu Hinds * Kate Sullivan * Alec Wilkinson * David Hadju * Lenny Kaye * The Onion * Mark Jacobson * Gary Giddins * John Leland * Luc Sante * Monica Kendrick * Kalefa Sanneh
Title: Da Capo best music writing 2005
the year's finest writing on rock, hip-hop, jazz, pop, country, & more
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. :, Da Capo ;, London :, Perseus Running [distributor],, 2005
Edition: 1st Da Capo Press ed
Characteristics: xx, 202 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: J.T. LeRoy, guest editor ; Paul Bresnick, series editor
Contents: Introduction : better than anything I could say / JT LeRoy
From the editor's desk : a conversation between Ingrid Sischy and Camille Paglia / Ingrid Sischy and Camille Paglia
1979 calling / Michael Corcoran
In search of Jim Crow : why postmodern minstrelsy studies matter / Robert Christgau
And now, a less informed opinion / Dave Eggers
1979 : the year punk died, and was reborn / Sasha Frere-Jones
Rock's enigmatic poet opens a long-private door / Robert Hilburn
Punk is dead! Long live punk! : a report on the state of teen spirit from the mobile shopping mall that is the Vans Warped Tour / Jessica Hopper
Revolution blues / Andrew Hultkrans
The lost boy / Greil Marcus
The ghost of Saint Kurt / Chris Norris
Heartbreaking country ballad paralyzes trucking industry / editors of The Onion
Edelweiss / Ann Powers
The last days of Brother Ray / David Ritz
The rap against rockism / Kalefa Sanneh
I thought I heard Buddy Bolden say / Luc Sante
The shortwave and the calling / David Segal
Police secretly watching hip-hop artists / Nicole White and Evelyn McDonnell
Heavy meta / Ben Yagoda
There is a light that never goes out / Tom Roche
Additional Contributors: Bresnick, Paul
LeRoy, J. T. - 1980-
Alternate Title: Best music writing 2005
ISBN: 9780306814464
Branch Call Number: 781.64 D291 2005
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