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Sam and Dave: An Oral History
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Avon Books
Publication date February 1, 1998
Pages 132
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780380793754
ISBN-10 038079375X
Dimensions 0.25 by 5.75 by 8 in.
Weight 0.20 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $11.00
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The guitar line rises like a Roman candle, it bursts into a joyfully sassy horn riff, and all of a sudden you just cant sit still anymore--because youre a soul man. When Sam Moore and Dave Prater brought the call-and-response sounds of the black church onto the charts in the mid-sixties, they set soul music on fire and energized an entire generation. Teamed with legendary Stax songwriters Isaac Hayes and David Porter, Sam and Dave scored a string of enduring hits that ignored radio format boundaries: Soul Man, Hold On, Im Comin, I Thank You, You Dont Know Like I Know, and more.

Sam Moore and For the Record series editor Dave Marsh lead you deep into the world of soul and show you the real-life roots of an unforgettable musical act. Bracingly candid, intensely personal, these are a lifetimes worth of memories from a real survivor who has experienced both pleasure and pain in his groundbreaking career. From the choir to the studio, from the juke joint to the concert stage, here is your closest look ever at the Sam and Dave phenomenon, and what it cost to be part of it. In Sams own words, this is how you become a soul man--and how you stay that way.



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