The 33 1/3 B-sides : New Essays by 33 1/3 Authors on Beloved and Underrated Albums, Paperback / softback Book

The 33 1/3 B-sides : New Essays by 33 1/3 Authors on Beloved and Underrated Albums Paperback / softback

Edited by Professor Will (Clemson University, USA) Stockton, Professor D. (Missouri State University, USA) Gilson

Paperback / softback

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If given another chance to write for the series, which albums would 33 1/3 authors focus on the second time around?

This anthology features compact essays from past 33 1/3 authors on albums that consume them, but about which they did not write.

It explores often overlooked and underrated albums that may not have inspired their 33 1/3 books, but have played a large part in their own musical cultivation. Questions central to the essays include: How has this album influenced your worldview?

How does this album intersect with your other creative and critical pursuits?

How does this album index a particular moment in cultural history?

In your own personal history? Why is the album perhaps under-the-radar, or a buried treasure?

Why can't you stop listening to it? Bringing together 33 1/3's rich array of writers, critics, and scholars, this collection probes our taste in albums, our longing for certain tunes, and our desire to hit repeat--all while creating an expansive "must-listen" list for readers in search of unexplored musical territories.

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