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Highway 61 Revisited: The Tangled Roots of American Jazz, Blues, Rock, & Country Music

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What do Louis Armstrong, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Tom Waits, Cassandra Wilson, and Ani DiFranco have in common? In Highway 61 Revisited, acclaimed music critic Gene Santoro says the answer is jazz--not just the musical style, but jazz's distinctive ambiance and attitudes.
As legendary bebop rebel Charlie Parker once put it, "If you don't live it, it won't co
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Hardcover, 320 pages
Published May 1st 2004 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 1st 2004)
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Loved the topic; hated the writing. If it can be said in three words he will use 25. The writing is as pretentious as most of the jazz he writes about.
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