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Robert Gordon

Columns

Thursday, August 7 2008

Retelling the History of Black Music: The Beautiful Music All Around John Work III

Work recorded the soundtrack of people’s lives, and captured the earliest stirrings of much of the music we’ve enjoyed since World War II.


Reviews

Sunday, May 4 2003

It Came From Beneath the Sea (1955)

The mind of man had thought of everything -- except that which was beyond his comprehension!"


Wednesday, June 26 2002

Can't Be Satisfied. The Life and Times of Muddy Waters by Robert Gordon

Gordon brings to his subject a fan's admiration for the music without abandoning a historian's dedication to detail. His language is rich and evocative, particularly when he conjures up the sound of one of Muddy's most famous works.


News

Tuesday, January 21 2014

The Sounds, Souls and Story of Stax Records

Robert Gordon gives evenhanded justice to the dozens of characters who brought this gloriously gritty music to the world.


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