Robert Gordon
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 2 Articles
News // 1 Articles
//Columns

Retelling the History of Black Music: The Beautiful Music All Around John Work III
7 Aug 2008 // 6:00 PM

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

It Came From Beneath the Sea (1955)
4 May 2003 // 8:00 PM

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

Can't Be Satisfied. The Life and Times of Muddy Waters by Robert Gordon
26 Jun 2002 // 8:00 PM

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

The Sounds, Souls and Story of Stax Records
21 Jan 2014 // 9:05 PM

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

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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