18 - Soul & Funk - 18 Soul/Funk Soul Genre draws...

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18 – Soul/Funk Soul Rough assertive, less polished, and more “live” sound Received as more authentically “black” (and often more militant) o Soul also derived from interracial collaborations o Expression of African American political change Stax Records White-owned Memphis record labed “Soulsville USA” known for raw, live sound Produced wide range of soul stars (Otis Redding, Carla Thomas, etc) Issac Hayes (composer, performer) Booker T. and the MGs Integrated Stax studio band, also records instrumentals Booker T Jones (organ) Steve Cropper (guitar) Wilson Pickett (1941-2006) “In the Midnight Hour” (1965) Alabama/Detroit “Wicked Pickett” persona, know to have an edge, to say things that other people wouldn’t Huge, delayed backbeat (“the Jerk”) Jerry Wexler
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course MUSICOL 123 taught by Professor Garret during the Fall '11 term at University of Michigan.

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18 - Soul & Funk - 18 Soul/Funk Soul Genre draws...

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