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Article: Book Review

On Highway 61: Music, Race and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom

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On Highway 61: Music, Race and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom Dennis McNally 384 Pages ISBN: # 1619024497 Counterpoint 2014 Don't be intimidated by the subtitle of Dennis McNally's book. On Highway 61 is the antithesis of the dry drone of academia. On the contrary, while this is not ...

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Article: Book Excerpts

On Highway 61: Music, Race, and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom

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The following is an excerpt from the “Spirituals to Swing" chapter of On Highway 61: Music, Race, and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom by Dennis McNally (Counterpoint Press, Berkeley, 2014). Danny Barker, who in the 1930s was Cab Calloway's guitarist, told a particularly revealing story of working at the Nest Club, a Harlem ...

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News: Interview

Grateful Dead Documenter Dennis McNally Interviewed at AAJ

Grateful Dead Documenter Dennis McNally Interviewed at AAJ

Erudite, self-effacing and good-humored, Dennis McNally occupies an unusual and deceptively significant place in contemporary culture. Modest to a fault, he would no doubt deny the description of his role as a catalyst in contexts including The Grateful Dead's business partnership with Rhino Records or the remaining band members' support for Barack Obama's presidential campaign. McNally ...

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Article: Interview

Dennis McNally: Cultural Catalyst

Read "Dennis McNally: Cultural Catalyst" reviewed by Doug Collette


Erudite, self-effacing and good-humored, Dennis McNally occupies an unusual and deceptively significant place in contemporary culture. Modest to a fault, he would no doubt deny the description of his role as a catalyst in contexts including The Grateful Dead's business partnership with Rhino Records or the remaining band members' support for Barack Obama's presidential campaign.


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