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Mercy, mercy me

the art, loves, and demons of Marvin Gaye

Published by Basic Civitas Books in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

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.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references, discography (p. 253-260), and index.


Dewey Decimal Class 782.421644/092, B
Library of Congress ML420.G305 D97 2004

The Physical Object

Pagination xiv, 290 p. ;
Number of pages 290

ID Numbers

Open Library OL24797203M
Internet Archive mercymercymeartl00dyso
ISBN 10 046501769X
ISBN 13 9780465017690
LC Control Number 2004002411
OCLC/WorldCat 54372893

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