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Denise Sullivan's Reviews

Reviews of Denise’s Work

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Jul.15.2011
Published by Library Journal
Sullivan (The White Stripes: Sweethearts of the Blues) combines impressive research and wide-ranging interviews in a multilayered narrative about the power of music within black...
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Jun.15.2011
Published by Kirkus Reviews
A pleasing survey of soul music, from Lead Belly to Johnny Otis to Michael Franti to Louis Farrakhan.
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Aug.15.2011
Published by Pop Matters
Tellingly, Sullivan paints with condensed strokes, documenting in succinct sections how the music segued with powerful protest movements to smash disfranchisement and rouse...