Why LaBelle matters

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University of Texas Press,, Volume 006, Austin, United States, p.xviii, 188 pages ; (2021)

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(OCoLC)fst00942860, (OCoLC)fst01030486, (OCoLC)fst01114481, (OCoLC)fst02003652, Afrofuturism., bisacsh, fast, Girl groups (Musical groups), MUSIC / History & Criticism., Music and race, Music and race., Sex in music., United States.


Includes bibliographical references (pages 182-188).Church : aviary of the girl-child -- Regarding "Mr. Lee" -- Sweethearts of the Apollo -- Ready Steady Go! -- Pyrotechnic gospel punk -- Campanology : j'entends les cloches -- Revolution, televised -- Afronauticfuturisticfunkadivalicious -- Mothers of reinvention -- An epic triptych -- Apotheosis : women who fly."A highly personal tribute to the band LaBelle and its individual members, with a focus on race and sexual orientation"--