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Just Around Midnight: Rock and Roll and the Racial Imagination

Just Around Midnight:  Rock and Roll and the Racial Imagination

by Jack Hamilton,
The Florida Courier, October 7, 2016

In 1967, Ralph Gleason, the music critic of The San Francisco Chronicle (and soon to become a founding editor of Rolling Stone magazine), celebrated rock ā€™nā€™ roll for banishing African-American influences.

 

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