Rubber Souls: Rock and Roll and the Racial Imagination

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Hamilton, John C.;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Harvard University
  • Subject: American studies | Music | History

This dissertation explores the interplay of popular music and racial thought in the 1960s, and asks how, when, and why rock and roll music "became white." By Jimi Hendrix's death in 1970 the idea of a black man playing electric lead guitar was considered literally remar... View more
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