Table of contents for Don't deny my name : words and music and the black intellectual tradition / by Lorenzo Thomas ; edited and with an Introduction by Aldon Lynn Nielsen.

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Introduction by Aldon Lynn Nelson
1 All Blues: Roots and Extensions
 A Sense of Community: Blues Music as Primer for Urbanization
 Authenticity and Elevation: Sterling Brown's Theory of the Blues
2 Learning the Changes
 "Pass the Biscuits, Please": Lunchtime with Sonny Boy Williamson
 Bayou City Blues: Lightnin' Hopkins, Juke Boy Bonner, and Peppermint Harris
 Goin' to Kansas City: Milt Larkin and the Best of the Territory Bands
 Outward Bound: Eric Dolphy's Migrant Muse
3 America's Classical Music
 Evolution of the Bop Aesthetic
 Classical Jazz and the Black Arts Movement
 "Communicating by Horns": Jazz and Redemption in the Poetry of the Beats and the
 Black Arts Movement
 Ascension: Avant-Garde Jazz and the Black Arts Movement
4 Songs for the People
 Rhythm and Blues au service de Revolution: The Black Arts Movement and Popular
 New and Old Gospel: The Black Arts Movement and Popular Music
 How You Like Me Now? Rap and the Legacy of the Black Arts Movement
An Unfinished Essay by Lorenzo Thomas
Works Cited
Index \to come\

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.
Blues (Music) -- History and criticism.
Jazz -- History and criticism.
Black arts movement -- History.