Florida Soul: From Ray Charles To KC And The Sunshine Band

Florida Soul: From Ray Charles To KC And The Sunshine Band

Florida Soul: From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band

"The story of a state long denied its place in soul capitals. Capouya tells quite a tale, taking us from the legends RC to KC; from Jackie Moore to Sam Moore; to many more. "--Jeffrey M. Lemlich, author of Savage Lost: Florida Garage Bands, the '60s and Beyond

"Engaging and comprehensive. Spotlighting the rich and underappreciated histories of R&B, soul, funk, and disco in Florida, Capouya contributes greatly to our understanding of the music and its contexts. "--Charles L. Hughes, author of Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South

"Capouya reaches back over eighty years to tell the often overlooked history of Florida's vibrant soul music scene, painting the music and its makers with sympathetic insight and an eye for detail."--Michael Lydon, author of Ray Charles: Man and Music

"Shows us the great artists who changed the nation's music and culture. A superb read. "--William McKeen, author of Everybody Had an Ocean: Music and Mayhem in 1960s Los Angeles

"Capouya smoothly weaves together the diverse sounds of one of the key regions in American music history. He discusses Florida history, soul...

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