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Inside the music : conversations with contemporary musicians about spirituality, creativity, and consciousness

Author: Dimitri Ehrlich
Publisher: Boston : Shambhala ; [New York] : Distributed in the U.S. by Random House, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the lives and work of several prominent singers and songwriters from a wide range of musical genres, this book explores the influence spirituality has had on their lives and work. Includes profiles of Jeff Buckley, Billy Bragg, Leonard Cohen, Dead Can Dance, Perry Farrell, Michael Franti, Allen Ginsberg, Philip Glass, Al Green, Robyn Hitchcock, Ziggy Marley, Moby, Meredith Monk, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ehrlich, Dimitri.
Inside the music.
Boston : Shambhala ; [New York] : Distributed in the U.S. by Random House, 1997
(OCoLC)654467541
Named Person: Matthew Morrisson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dimitri Ehrlich
ISBN: 1570622736 9781570622731
OCLC Number: 36909017
Description: xiv, 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Perry Farrell: the art of staying cheerful when the sound system goes down --
Philip Glass: a question of motivation --
Joan Osborne: transcendent pleasure as prayer --
Ziggy Marley: conscious reggae from the heir to the throne --
Mick Jagger: the rock star as catalyst --
Meredith Monk: In search of the primal voice --
Moby: Jesus raves --
Iggy Pop: once in a while, when white people loosen up --
Michael Franti: discovering Rasta roots by way of New Zealand --
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan: a tradition of ecstasy --
Allen Ginsberg: that which is vivid --
Jeff Buckley: knowing not knowing --
Dead can dance: the sacred tongue --
Al Green: making a joyful sound --
Billy Bragg: the politics of the heart --
Leonard Cohen: the unbearable panic of being --
The reverend run: born again and still illin' --
Robyn Hitchcock: sex, death, irony, and insects --
PM Dawn: rap’s alternative spirituals --
Vernon Reid: a psychology of connecting the dots.
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Focusing on the lives and work of several prominent singers and songwriters from a wide range of musical genres, this book explores the influence spirituality has had on their lives and work. Includes profiles of Jeff Buckley, Billy Bragg, Leonard Cohen, Dead Can Dance, Perry Farrell, Michael Franti, Allen Ginsberg, Philip Glass, Al Green, Robyn Hitchcock, Ziggy Marley, Moby, Meredith Monk, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Iggy Pop, Joan Osborne, PM Dawn, Vernon Reid, and the Reverend Run of Run DMC.

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