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Midnight at the Barrelhouse

the Johnny Otis story

by George Lipsitz

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Otis, Johnny, -- 1921-,
  • Rhythm and blues musicians -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGeorge Lipsitz.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML419.O85 L56 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23192731M
    ISBN 109780816666782, 9780816666799
    LC Control Number2009012628

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    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Box CD release of Midnight At The Barrelhouse: Rockin' California Rhythm & Blues on Discogs. Get this from a library! Midnight at the Barrelhouse: the Johnny Otis story. [George Lipsitz] -- Looking closely at the limit of both multilingual literary expression and the literary journalism, criticism, and scholarship that comments on multilingual work, Babel's Shadow presents a critical.

      Join Envoute:Magic and Burlesque as they perform their opening number to Midnight at the Barrelhouse, at Underground Arts, Philadelphia. Tesla Tease Holly Ja'Teme Marion St. James. The Johnny Otis Story, Vol. 1: Midnight At The Barrelhouse ( ) by Johnny Otis Although universally recognized as an important figure in midth century rhythm & blues, Johnny Otis did not make the most consistent records, whether he was the featured artist/singer or involved in more of a production capacity.


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Otis’s total commitment to black culture and transcendence of racial boundaries, Lipsitz shows, teach important lessons about identity, race, and power while encapsulating the contradictions of racism in American Cited by: 7.

Midnight At The Barrelhouse book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Considered by many to be the godfather of R&B, Johnny Otis—mus 4/5(23). His career, especially in the turmoil of the ‘50s and ‘60s, is the framework for Midnight at the Barrelhouse, George Lipsitz’s expansive, insightful biography one of modern music’s most important figures, a book that manages the difficult feat of being at once a social history of America’s evolution; a study of the ways music and culture transcend the rigidities of race and ethnicity; and a biography of.

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The Barrellhouse was the premier R'n'B show bar on L.A.'s main stem, Central Ave., in the late 40's and early fifties. Owned and operated by Johnny Otis as a showcase for his revue, (yes, the Johnny Otis of Willie 'n' the Handjive fame); this set presents 5 discs of recordings by 5/5(2).

Midnight at the Barrelhouse Book Description: In this first biography of Johnny Otis, George Lipsitz tells the largely unknown story of a towering figure in the history of African American music and culture who was, by his own description, “black by persuasion.”.

Midnight At The Barrelhouse is a fascinating look at a complex and talented man. Johnny Otis, born of Greek-American parents, was so enamored of black music and culture that he more or less. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Johnny Otis Story, Vol.

1: Midnight at the Barrelhouse () - Johnny Otis on AllMusic - - Although universally recognized as an important 8/ Midnight at the Barrelhouse is a chronicle of a life rich in both incident and inspiration, as well as an exploration of the complicated nature of race relations in twentieth-century America.

Otis’s total commitment to black culture and transcendence of racial boundaries, Lipsitz shows, teach important lessons about identity, race, and power /5(8).

Midnight at the Barrelhouse is a chronicle of a life rich in both incident and inspiration, as well as an exploration of the complicated nature of race relations in twentieth-century America.

Otis's total commitment to black culture and transcendence of racial boundaries, Lipsitz shows, teach important lessons about identity, race, and power while encapsulating the contradictions of racism in American. Midnight at the Barrelhouse is a chronicle of a life rich in both incident and inspiration, as well as an exploration of the complicated nature of race relations in twentieth-century America.

Otis's total commitment to black culture and transcendence of racial boundaries, Lipsitz shows, teach important lessons about identity, race, and power 4/5(22). In Midnight at the Barrelhouse, George Lipsitz, a professor of black studies and sociology at UC Santa Barbara, gives Otis his due.

That this is the first biography of the man, who was born insays volumes about the critical neglect of West Coast jazz in general and Otis in particular.

Midnight at the Barrelhouse is a chronicle of a life rich in both incident and inspiration, as well as an exploration of the complicated nature of race relations in twentieth-century America. Otis’s total commitment to black culture and transcendence of racial boundaries, Lipsitz shows, teach important lessons about identity, race, and power Brand: University of Minnesota Press.

Although universally recognized as an important figure in midth century rhythm & blues, Johnny Otis did not make the most consistent records, whether he was the featured artist/singer or involved in more of a production capacity.

This first volume of a two-part career overview compiles some of Price: $ Midnight at the Barrelhouse is a chronicle of a life rich in both incident and inspiration, as well as an exploration of the complicated nature of race relations in twentieth-century America.

Otis's total commitment to black culture and transcendence of racial boundaries, Lipsitz shows, teach important lessons about identity, race, and power while encapsulating the contradictions of racism in American /5(8).

Midnight At The Barrelhouse is a fascinating look at a complex and talented man. Johnny Otis, born of Greek-American parents, was so enamored of black music and culture that he /5. MIDNIGHT AT THE ORGANPORIUM is a delightful collection of (many previously published) short stories that center on the dark and weird.

The stories range from sci fi to fantasy to contemporary, and include a retelling of Little Red Riding hood (an excellent short!) and a story where employees at a company picnic get turned into various animals (ending with a dragon battle)/5. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Midnight At The Barrelhouse: The Johnny Otis Story Volume 1: on Discogs.3/5(1).

Midnight at the Barrelhouse: the Johnny Otis story. [George Lipsitz] -- Considered by many to be the godfather of R & B, Johnny Otis musician, producer, artist, entrepreneur, pastor, disc jockey, writer, and tireless fighter for racial equality has had a remarkable life.

Midnight at the Barrelhouse George Lipsitz Published by University of Minnesota Press Lipsitz, George. Midnight at the Barrelhouse: The Johnny Otis by: 7."At this dark midnight in the moral order, the politicfal order, and the social order, it is still always Midnight at the Barrelhouse." We'll sum up with the music, which I think was they key to his being.

Here are a few videos that speak to that: "Barrelhouse Blues" "Willie and the Hand Jive" Esther Phillips -- .Midnight at the Barrelhouse: The Johnny Otis Story presents the first authorized biography of Johnny Otis, written by University of California professor of black studies and sociology George Lipsitz.

Lipsitz recently wrote the foreword for the republication of Otis' cautionary book published in the wake of the riots in the Watts district.