Download e-book for iPad: A Critical History of Soul Train on Television by Christopher P. Lehman

By Christopher P. Lehman

ISBN-10: 0786436697

ISBN-13: 9780786436699

As a wildly renowned neighborhood dance convey, Soul Train supplied a venue for Chicago’s soul singers and political activists and gave African American childrens their first major probability to work out and determine with their friends on tv. the next nationwide sequence garnered much more reputation, setting up manufacturer and host Don Cornelius as essentially the most profitable pioneers of African American tv creation. This paintings discusses Cornelius’s position within the evolution of his groundbreaking sequence from a small, all-black Seventies tv express to a profitable model identify using not just to this system, but additionally to awards and numerous item within the current day.
the 1st chapters specialise in Cornelius’s years in Chicago and the preliminary launching of Soul Train in 1970. the subsequent chapters discover how the nationally televised, California-based model of the exhibit rose gradually in either acceptance and cultural effect between basically African American audience, and the way Cornelius himself grew to become a emerging superstar in the course of that point. the ultimate chapters illustrate Cornelius’s efforts in branching out past the dance express via a number of music-related enterprise ventures, together with the Soul teach song Awards. The paintings contains interviews with numerous former solid participants and visitors, in addition to a whole chronology of the sequence and Cornelius’s different specialist ventures.

Show description

Read or Download A Critical History of Soul Train on Television PDF

Similar dance books

Jennifer Nevile's The Eloquent Body: Dance and Humanist Culture in PDF

"This booklet provides a completely new measurement to the distinction of Humanism and Italian tradition. it'll make a great addition to the sector of cultural stories by way of broadening the topic to think about a massive resource of knowledge that has been formerly ignored. " ―Timothy McGeeThe Eloquent physique bargains a historical past and research of court docket dancing in the course of the Renaissance, in the context of Italian Humanism.

Read e-book online Carrying the Word: The Concheros Dance in Mexico City PDF

In sporting the notice: The Concheros Dance in Mexico urban, the 1st complete size research of the Concheros dancers, Susanna Rostas explores the event of this particular workforce, whose use of dance hyperlinks rural non secular practices with city post-modern innovation in precise methods even inside of Mexican tradition, that's rife with ritual dances.

New PDF release: Dancing In Spirit And Truth

Dancing in Spirit and fact is a charming precise tale with over forty Scriptures for all times software. no matter if you're facing abuse, rejection, failed relationships, offenses, or discouragement, God’s be aware provide you with counsel and peace. As you learn, God will attach your stories with the Scriptures.

Sharon Stidham's Feis Success 101: The Expert Guide to Hosting a Feis Without PDF

Feis luck 101:  The professional consultant to website hosting a Feis with no wasting Your brain is the final word consultant to making plans, organizing, and web hosting a profitable Feis or Oireachtas within the Open Platform global of Irish Dance. because the 1980's, Open Platform Irish Dance has extended from a couple of remoted faculties to a global phenomenon due to the recognition of such Irish Dance exhibits as Riverdance and Lord of the Dance.

Additional resources for A Critical History of Soul Train on Television

Example text

Download PDF sample

A Critical History of Soul Train on Television by Christopher P. Lehman


by Mark
4.4

Rated 4.62 of 5 – based on 32 votes