The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style

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Book Description William Morrow, 2014. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: An authoritative history of the groundbreaking syndicated television show that has become an icon of American pop culture, from acclaimed author and filmmaker Nelson George, "the most accomplished black music critic of his generation" (Washington Post Book World). When it debuted in October 1971, seven years after the Civil Rights Act, Soul Train boldly went where no variety show had gone before, showcasing the cultural preferences of young African-Americans and the sounds that defined their lives: R&B, funk, jazz, disco, and gospel music. The brainchild of radio announcer Don Cornelius, the show's producer and host, Soul Train featured a diverse range of stars, from James Brown and David Bowie to Christine Aguilera and R. Kelly; Marvin Gaye and Elton John to the New Kids on the Block and Stevie Wonder. The Hippest Trip in America tells the full story of this pop culture phenomenon that appealed not only to blacks, but to a wide crossover audience as well. Famous dancers like Rosie Perez and Jody Watley, performers such as Aretha Franklin, Al Green, and Barry White, and Cornelius himself share their memories, offering insights into the show and its timea period of extraordinary social and political change. Colorful and pulsating, The Hippest Trip In America is a fascinating portrait of a revered cultural institution that has left an indelible mark on our national consciousness. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0062221035

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Book Description William Morrow & Company March 2014, 2014. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 'We wish you love, peace . . . and soul!' When it debuted in October 1971, Soul Train boldly went where no variety show had gone before, showcasing the cultural preferences of young African Americans and the fashions and sounds that defined their lives: R&B, funk, jazz, disco, and gospel music. The brainchild of radio announcer Don Cornelius, who was the show's producer and host for decades, Soul Train featured a diverse range of stars, from James Brown and David Bowie to Gladys Knight and R. Kelly; from Marvin Gaye and Elton John to the New Kids on the Block, Stevie Wonder, and the Beastie Boys. From acclaimed author and filmmaker Nelson George ('the most accomplished black music critic of his generation'--Washington Post Book World), The Hippest Trip in America tells the full story of this legendary pop-culture phenomenon. A landmark program in black music and culture, Soul Train, which premiered just seven years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, presented a positive image of black America--for black America--and became destination television every Saturday. It also enjoyed a wide crossover audience, and for years served as a cultural nexus for the entire nation. Famous dancers like Rosie Perez and Jody Watley, performers such as Aretha Franklin, Al Green, and Barry White, and Don Cornelius himself all share their memories, offering insights into the show and its time--a period of extraordinary social and political change. As pulsating and colorful as the show itself, The Hippest Trip in America is a vivid and vital portrait of a revered cultural institution--the longest-running syndicated program in television history--that has left an indelible mark on our national consciousness. 'When it debuted in October 1971, seven years after the Civil Rights Act, Soul Train boldly went where no variety show had gone before, showcasing the cultural preferences of young African-Americans and the sounds that defined their lives: R&B, funk, jazz, disco, and gospel music. The brainchild of radio announcer Don Cornelius, the show's producer and host, Soul Train featured a diverse range of stars, from James Brown and David Bowie to Christina Aguilera and R. Kelly; Marvin Gaye and Elton John to the New Kids on the Block and Stevie Wonder. The Hippest Trip in America tells the full story of this pop culture phenomenon that appealed not only to blacks, but to a wide crossover audience as well. Famous dancers like Rosie Perez and Jody Watley, performers such as Aretha Franklin, Al Green, and Barry White, and Cornelius himself share their memories, offering insights into the show and its time--a period of extraordinary social and political change. Colorful and pulsating, The Hippest Trip In America is a fascinating portrait of a revered cultural institution that has left an indelible mark on our national consciousness'--Publisher's web site. Bookseller Inventory # 175535

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Book Description William Morrow & Co, 2014. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. first edition edition. 256 pages. 9.50x6.50x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0062221035

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Book Description William Morrow, New York, 2014. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Photographs (illustrator). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. ** SIGNED COPY ** Brand New, Beautiful and Unread First Edition/1st Printing (Numberline to "1"), signed by author/filmmaker and pre-eminent African-American Music critic, Nelson George, directly to the full title page (signature only). Soul Train was an inspired, audacious "Happening," perhaps still unequaled in the annals of modern multicultural entertainment. In this exhaustive, articulate exploration, George tells the whole story: the people, places and events that made Soul Train an iconic, truly transcendental American phenomenon. Ships FAST!! and securely (in a well-padded box, with free domestic tracking) from Southern California. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE1229B24

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