Free eBook Upside Your Head!: Rhythm and Blues on Central Avenue (Music / Culture) download
by George Lipsitz,Johnny Otis
Author: George Lipsitz,Johnny Otis
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press; First Edition edition (November 19, 1993)
Category: Art and workmanship
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Upside Your Head !, written by Johnny Otis, was first published in 1993 but time has not diminished the merit of the subject matter. The author is a living R&B legend.
Upside Your Head !, written by Johnny Otis, was first published in 1993 but time has not diminished the merit of the subject matter. His detailed and lively profiles of the artists, tours, clubs and music business throughout the twentieth century are entertaining and insightful
Johnny Otis, George Lipsitz. For a book with the subtitle 'Rhythm & Blues on Central Avenue', I expected a lot more about music.
Johnny Otis, George Lipsitz. Upside Your Head! recalls a 50-year career when it seems Otis either encountered, discovered, or performed with every significant figure in the early days of rhythm & blues and rock 'n' roll, including Count Basie, Esther Phillips, T-Bone Walker, Big Mama Thornton, and Lester Young. Drawing on dozens of vignettes, personal photographs, and hours of taped interviews from the popular "Johnny Otis Show," Upside Your Head! offers a moving tribute to the black community that gave birth to .
Legendary jazzman Johnny Otis has spent a lifetime at the center of . s black music scene as a composer, performer, producer, . activist, and preacher.
Rhythm and Blues on Central Avenue.
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Johnny Otis at the Chicago Blues Festival in 1993. Mr. Otis’s first book, Listen to the Lambs (1968), was largely a reflection on the political and social significance of the 1965 Watts riots. Later that decade he published three more books: Upside Your Head!: Rhythm and Blues on Central Avenue (1993), a memoir of his musical life; Colors and Chords (1995), a collection of his paintings, sculptures, wood carvings and cartoons (his interest in art had begun when he started sketching cartoons on his tour bus in the 1950s to amuse his band); and Red Beans & Rice and Other Rock ’.
By (author) Johnny Otis, Other George Lipsitz . Rhythm and Blues on Central Avenue, recalls the music, the great performers, and the vibrant culture of the district, as well as the political and social forces - including virulent white racism - that have shaped black life in Los Angeles.
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Upside your head! Rhythm and Blues on Central Avenue. music scene: & Avenue was full of thrills at that time''). The author's lack of sympathy for today's performers-they have no & and style'' and replace musicianship with showmanship-may be on target, but he paints this picture with a mile-wide brush. Essentially a cranky look at politics and today's pop music.