A classic historical and personal exploration of Soul Music.
And to think that we used to have popular music like this.
Peter Guralnick is a great writer.
I own every Guralnick music book in print and I don't lend them out. I'll buy a copy for a friend but never give up custody of my copy. He's that good. Read morePublished 15 months ago by RB
I think this book is an awesome is an awesome review of southern soul music. It is written in a way that is not slow or boring in my opinion. Loved it!Published 17 months ago by Pete A.
I'm not finished yet but I love this book. If you like reading abut the story behind the music, then this is the book for you. Read morePublished on April 9, 2013 by missann
How did this moment in time happen? What is the beginning of Stax? The origins of the Memphis sound in a thoroughly segregated city--the horn section, Booker T and the MGs, through... Read morePublished on March 6, 2013 by Erika Stephens
Sweet Soul Music is the final volume in Peter Guralnick's American roots music trilogy (other volumes are Feel Like Going Home and Lost Highway), and is by far the most cohesive of... Read morePublished on May 14, 2012 by Tammany Hall
This is a delightful book. It is very informative and at the same time; personable.Published on July 5, 2010 by Soulman
Did my soul a lot of good, thoroughly enjoyed the background info on these established soul entertainers.Published on August 6, 2009