Stratton, Jon: Jews, Race & Popular Music (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780754668046

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Subtitle: Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Introduction; Moanin' low: Jews, whiteness and torch singing; Jews dreaming of acceptance: from the Brill building to suburbia with love; 'Stay with me': torch songs and the assertion of Jewish difference in the 1960s and 1970s; Jews and blues: the Jewish involvement in the 1960s blues revival; The Beastie Boys: Jews in whiteface; A Jew singing like a black woman in Australia: race, Renée Geyer and Marcia Hines; Not quite English: Helen Shapiro's Jewishness and English exclusivity; Visibly Jewish: Amy Winehouse in multicultural Britain; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.