Donny Hathaway live by Emily J. Lordi

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  • Analysis, appreciation,
  • Soul music,
  • History and criticism,
  • Criticism and interpretation

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The first nonfiction book about Hathaway, this volume uses original interviews, archival material, musical analysis, cultural history, and poetry to tell the story of Hathaway"s life, from his beginnings as a gospel wonder child to his final years.

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Book details

StatementEmily J. Lordi
Series33 1/3 -- 117, 33 1/3 -- 117.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML420.H196 L67 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 144 pages
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27224312M
ISBN 101628929804
ISBN 109781628929805
LC Control Number2016009712
OCLC/WorldCa942610987

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This short book ( mini-pages) is a gratifying introduction to the 33 ⅓ series, as well as Donny Hathaway’s life and work. As a result of my “old soul” musical tastes, Hathaway is one of my favorite artists, specifically given his duets with Roberta Flack/5.

Donny Hathaway covered more ground in a few years than hundreds of lesser artists do in a lifetime of recording and performing.

On this live set, he is in full control of Everything- that incomparable voice heavy like honey, the funkiest keyboard work this side of Les McCann, a seriously righteous band, including bassist Willie Weeks, the /5(). Import pressing of his Top 20 live album from the Soul singer recorded at the Troubadour in Hollywood and at the Bitter End in New York.

Originally released inHathaway's voice was full of the passion, confidence and soul of a seasoned veteran yet he was only in his mid's when this album was recorded. Eight tracks, including covers of 'What's Goin' On', 'You've Got a Friend' and.

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An extraordinary performance of spine-tingling, emotional, live soul-jazz. One of the best examples of live music I've ever heard. Donny Hathaway's incredible voice & intense piano playing, the extremely tight band, a tangible atmosphere and the audience lending a strong voice give this work such intensity/5().

Donny Hathaway – Live My first encounter with this album was in a stack of albums at the Door Music Headquarters, or DHQ as we rock journalists refer to it. Flipping through the supply of review albums, I probably would have over-looked it had it not been for the cover, a bad old black cat, teeth clenched, hands clapping, eyes closed – with.

Live is a live album by American soul artist Donny was recorded at two concerts: side one at The Troubadour in Hollywood, and side two at The Bitter End in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. The album features some traditional soul anthems, such as Marvin Gaye's hit "What's Going On", but also Carole King's pop standard "You've Got a Friend".

InAmy Winehouse sang one of Donny's songs "We're Still Friends" for a live concert. In the song "Classic", band MKTO references writing songs "like Hathaway" Inin the episode "The First Day of the Rest of Your Life" from AMC 's The Walking Dead. The Ghetto (Live) Donny Hathaway.

Hey Girl (Live) Donny Hathaway. You've Got a Friend (Live) Roberta Flack Featuring Donny Hathaway. Roberta Flack. Original Album Series.

Donny Hathaway. Someday We'll All Be Free. Donny Hathaway. These Songs for You, Live. Donny Hathaway. A Donny Hathaway Collection. Now, author Emily Lordi’s new book Donny Hathaway Donny Hathaway live book shines fresh light on this massive Donny Hathaway live book.

Donny Hathaway Live book cover Lordi talks about Donny Hathaway’s genius with Reclaimed Soul. Emily LordiWe urge you to recollect this album and also buy the book. Pure genius. Donny Hathaway Live Tracklisting Side One 1. What’s Goin’ On (Renaldo “Obie” Benson, Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye) – 2.

The Ghetto (Donny Hathaway, Leroy. An absolute stone cold classic from the dearly departed soul legend Donny Hathaway, this is Love, Love, Love. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Donny Hathaway - Live at Discogs. Complete your Donny Hathaway collection.

Overview Donny Hathaway's Live album is one of the most glorious of his career, an uncomplicated, energetic set with a heavy focus on audience Brand: Atlantic Uk. The first nonfiction book about Hathaway, Donny Hathaway Live uses original interviews, archival material, musical analysis, cultural history, and poetry to tell the story of Hathaway’s life, from his beginnings as a gospel wonder child to his final years.

The first nonfiction book about Hathaway, Donny Hathaway Live uses original interviews, archival material, musical analysis, cultural history, and poetry to tell the story of Hathaway's life, from his beginnings as a gospel wonder child to his final years. But its focus is the brutally honest, daringly gorgeous music he created as he raced the.

Donny Hathaway's Live album is one of the most glorious of his career, an uncomplicated, energetic set with a heavy focus on audience response as well as the potent jazz chops of his group. Recorded in two intimate clubs better known for their showcasing of folk and rock, The Troubadour in LA and The Bitter End in Greenwich Village, this live album enhanced Donny Hathaway’s reputation.

Each book in the long-running 33 1/3 series is supposed to be about a single record, but Emily Lordi's entry, Donny Hathaway Live, does a little more: she calls it a "praise song" for the. Hathaway's keyboard playing is some of the finest I've heard, particularly on a live album.

The crowd interaction throughout the cd enhances rather than detracts. Pick up this cd by an outstanding and slightly overlooked artist. Donny Hathaway should be mentioned in the same breath as Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye when it comes to 70's r&b. Superb.

Octo • In an excerpt of a book dedicated to the classic soul album Donny Hathaway Live, author Emily Lordi looks at the ingredients that make Hathaway's cover of "A Song Author: Emily J. Lordi. live!listen more: Officially, Hathaway delivered three classic albums and a legendary live set— Everything Is Everything, Donny Hathaway, Extensions of A Man, Donny Hathaway Live —and a landmark collection of duets with Flack, simply entitled Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway.

Donny Hathaway Biography by Steve Huey + Follow Artist. Versatile and gracefully soulful R&B singer, perhaps best known for his duets with Roberta Flack but also for his tragic early death.

Read Full Biography. Overview ↓ Biography Live. Donny Hathaway. Live Donny Hathaway R&B/Soul Preview Editors’ Notes By the time Donny Hathaway played the Troubadour in Hollywood and The Bitter End in New York inthe singer-producer was already on his way to joining Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, and Stevie Wonder in the pantheon of soul giants.

On the recordings taken from those shows, he offers. I'm a writer, professor, and cultural critic. I’ve written three books: Black Resonance, Donny Hathaway Live, and The Meaning of addition to scholarly articles on topics ranging from literary modernism to Beyoncé, I write review essays, cultural commentary, and profiles for such venues as T: The New York Times Style Magazine, NewThe Atlantic, Billboard, NPR, and the Los.

There’s a book on the soul album Donny Hathaway Live touching on the music, the showmanship on stage, and the man behind it all.

Hathaway got a lifetime achievement Grammy in Donny Hathaway is one of the most important black performers to emerge in recent years. Important in the sense that Isaac Hayes, Sly Stone, Funkadelic/Parliament or the Last Poets are important.

Donny Hathaway Articles and Media. Have yourself a merry little playlist with David Bowie, Darlene Love, Sufjan Stevens, the Waitresses, and more. His newest release is a live album entitled Weekend in London (the name is a nod to his live album Weekend in L.A.). On the new record, Benson included a rendition of Donny Hathaway’s “The Ghetto,” a track Benson first recorded for his album Absolute Benson.

Donny Hathaway Live That might be my holy trinity of live soul. The vibe there is so potent mmmm Edit: Struggling to think of any more rivals MonkeyLizard, # saturdayboy, Naughty Chord, CybrKhatru and 1 other person like this.

MonkeyLizard I'm a loner, Dottie. A rebel. Buy Donny Hathaway's album titled These Songs for You, Live!. Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help All Books ebooks NOOK Textbooks Newsstand Teens & YA Kids Toys Games & Collectibles Stationery & Gifts Movies & TV Music Book AnnexBrand: Atlantic.

You're listening to the official audio for Donny Hathaway - 'This Christmas'. SHOW MORE to find our hand-curated holiday playlists!Stay connected with Donny. The following is an excerpt from a forthcoming book on the soul album Donny Hathaway Live. Best known for songs like "This Christmas" and classic duets with Roberta Flack, Hathaway was a.

Well, one thing you might get is the album Donny Hathaway Live. A mere eight songs, and originally on a single vinyl record, Live is a document of Hathaway’s live show in ’ Compiled from dates at Los Angeles’ Troubadour and Bitter End, the set is long on solos – Hathaway himself plays all the keyboard save some organ by Richard.

Donny Edward Hathaway was an American soul singer, keyboardist, songwriter, and arranger. Hathaway has been described as a "soul legend" by Rolling Stone.

The first nonfiction book about Hathaway, Donny Hathaway Live uses original interviews, archival material, musical analysis, cultural history, and poetry to tell the story of Hathaway's life, from his beginnings as a gospel wonder child to his final years.

Join Emily J. Lordi, associate professor of English, and Michael Simanga, l ecturer in the Department of African American Studies at Georgia State University, for a discussion of Lordi’s latest book, The Meaning of Soul, by Zoom. In The Meaning of Soul (Duke University Press, ), Lordi proposes a new understanding of this famously elusive concept.

- The music of an icon. See more ideas about legacy projects, music, soul music pins. Listen to Live on Spotify. Donny Hathaway Album 8 songs. Born October 1,Donny Hathaway was raised in St. Louis by his started playing piano at age 4 and toured the local gospel circuit with her as a child.Donny Hathaway Live, which featured noted R&B musicians Willie Weeks (bass guitar) and Cornell Dupree (guitar), has been cited as an influence by numerous artists including George Benson, and Stevie Wonder, Brian McKnight, Anthony Hamilton, and Frank McComb are among the contemporary artists whose work echoes Hathaway's.

These Songs for You, Live!, released inis a live album compiled from two rare and out-of-print live albums by Donny Hathaway, "Live" and "In Performance". Additionally, the album includes a number of previously unreleased tracks, a rare interview and the song "Valdez In The Country" from Donny's performance during the Newport Jazz /5(16).

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