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Odetta : a life in music and protest / Ian Zack.

Zack, Ian, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library B ODETTA 000158517 Biography Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780807035320
  • ISBN: 0807035327
  • Physical Description: xi, 276 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A voice like thunder -- From Birmingham to Los Angeles -- Straightened my back, kinked my hair -- The toast of New York -- Getting political -- The fuse is lit -- TV sensation -- That lovely Odetta ... playing a murderess -- Enter Bob Dylan -- In the heart of Jim Crow -- March music -- The times they are a-changin' -- Freedom gets personal -- Hit or miss -- Blues everywhere I go -- "Who will be the Odetta of now?"
Summary, etc.:
"The untold story of the woman whose music and afro inspired a generation, whose voice provided a soundtrack for the unfolding civil rights movement of the 1950s and '60s"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Odetta, 1930-2008.
African American women singers > Biography.
Women singers > United States > Biography.
Folk singers > United States.
Civil rights movements > United States > History > 20th century.
Odetta, 1930-2008.
African American women singers.
Civil rights movements.
Folk singers.
Women singers.
United States.
Genre: History.
Biographies.
History.
Biographies.