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Mercy, mercy me [electronic resource] : the art, loves, and demons of Marvin Gaye / Michael Eric Dyson.

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  • Physical Description: xiv, 290 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Civitas Books, c2004.

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General Note:
Available through Alex St. Press.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references, discography (p. 253-260), and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Ain't nothing like the real thing : Marvin Gaye's meaning -- What's going on : Marvin, Motown and me -- Stubborn kind of fellow : the search for a style -- If this world were mine : the politics of soul music -- Somethin' like sanctified : sexuality and spirituality -- How sweet it is to be loved by you : black love and secret romance -- Come live with me, Angel : eroticism and exodus -- Father, father, father, we don't need to escalate : Afroedipalism, corporal punishment, and the politics of self-destruction -- Troubleman : from the Prince of Motown to the Pied Piper of R & B.
Reproduction Note:
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2007. (African American music reference). Available via World Wide Web.
Subject: Gaye, Marvin.
Singers > United States > Biography.

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