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Author Shapiro, Peter, 1969-

Title Turn the beat around : the secret history of disco / Peter Shapiro.

Imprint New York : Faber and Faber, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  306.4 S529    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description ix, 369 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes discography (p. 295-309), bibliographical references (p. 329-336), and indexes.
Contents The rotten apple -- "I'm just and outlaw, my name is desire" : disco and sexuality -- "Like clones and robots that we are" : automating the beat -- "Zippin' up my boots, going back to my roots" : disco and the soul continuum -- Prisoners of the night : the disco craze -- "So why should I be ashamed?" : disco goes underground -- "Stayin' alive" : disco today.
Subject Disco music -- History and criticism.
Popular culture -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0571211941 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780571211944 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard No. NLGGC 269000429
YDXCP 2190348

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