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Nelson George: Soul Destroyer

Paolo Hewitt, New Musical Express, 14 January 1989

As a columnist for Billboard and The Village Voice, Nelson George has been America's most incisive commentator on the changing face of black music culture. Following his critically acclaimed history of Motown, Where Did Our Love Go?, his new book The Death Of Rhythm & Blues focuses on the decline of soul music and the attendant rise of black bourgeois values. PAOLO HEWITT confronts the author.

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