Soul Train / Susan G. Komen

Week of February 6, 2012

Soul Train / Susan G. Komen

In the News: Don Cornelius, creator and host of Soul Train, has died at the age of 75.

Also In the News: The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation had initially announced that it would eliminate most of its grants to Planned Parenthood. It has since reversed its controversial decision.



African American Music Reference (Database)
Alexander Street Press
Available online

All Music Guide to Soul: The Definitive Guide to R&B and Soul
Edited by Vladimir Bogdanov et al. All Media Guide/Backbeat Books, 2003
Call Number: ML156.4 .S6 A45 2003

Black Popular Music in America: From the Spirituals, Minstrels, and Ragtime to Soul, Disco and Hip-Hop
By Arnold Shaw. Schirmer Books, 1986
Call Number: ML3556 .S5 1986

A Critical History of Soul Train on Television
By Christopher P. Lehman. McFarland, 2008
Call Number: PN1992.77 .S664 L44 2008

Cultural Codes: Makings of a Black Music Philosophy: An Interpretive History from Spirituals to Hip Hop
By William C. Banfield. Scarecrow Press, 2010
Call Number: ML3479 .B364 2010

Different Drummers: Rhythm and Race in the Americas
By Martin Munro. UC Press, 2010
Call Number: ML3550 .M86 2010

Icons of R&B and Soul: An Encyclopedia of the Artists Who Revolutionized Rhythm
By Bob Gulla. Greenwood Press, 2008
Call Number: Available online via EBSCOhost

R & B, Rhythm and Business: The Political Economy of Black Music
Edited by Norman Kelley. Akashic, 2002
Call Number: ML3790 .R23 2002

Revolution Televised: Prime Time and the Struggle for Black Power
By Christine Acham. University of Minnesota Press, 2004
Call Number: PN1992.8 .A34 A28 2004

Soul Music: The Birth of a Sound in Black America
By Michael Haralambos. De Capo Press, 1974; 1985
Call Number: ML3537 .H37 1985

Soul Music: Tracking the Spiritual Roots of Pop from Plato to Motown
By Joel Rudinow. University of Michigan Press, 2010
Call Number: ML3479 .R84 2010

Souled American: How Black Music Transformed White Culture
By Kevin Phinney. Billboard Books, 2005
Call Number: ML3479 .P5 2005


Pink Ribbons, Inc.: Breast Cancer and the Politics of Philanthropy
By Samantha King. University of Minnesota Press, 2006
Call Number: RC280 .B8 K56 2006

See also our post on Planned Parenthood from February 21, 2011.