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The Resource Standing in the shadows of Motown : the life and music of legendary bassist James Jamerson, by Dr. Licks ; [with recorded comments and performances by James Jamerson, Jr. [and others] ; foreword by Berry Gordy]

Standing in the shadows of Motown : the life and music of legendary bassist James Jamerson, by Dr. Licks ; [with recorded comments and performances by James Jamerson, Jr. [and others] ; foreword by Berry Gordy]

Label
Standing in the shadows of Motown : the life and music of legendary bassist James Jamerson
Title
Standing in the shadows of Motown
Title remainder
the life and music of legendary bassist James Jamerson
Statement of responsibility
by Dr. Licks ; [with recorded comments and performances by James Jamerson, Jr. [and others] ; foreword by Berry Gordy]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Guitar Book Bassist James Jamerson was the embodiment of the Motown spirit and groove the invisible entity whose playing inspired thousands. His tumultuous life and musical brilliance are explored in depth through hundreds of interviews, 49 transcribed musical scores, two hours of recorded all-star performances, and more than 50 rarely seen photos in this stellar tribute to behind-the-scenes Motown. Features a 120-minute CD! Allan Slutsky's 2002 documentary of the same name is the winner of the New York Film Critics "Best Documentary of the Year" award!
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
SDL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Licks
Dewey number
  • 787.87/164/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • phonodisk
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML419.J355
LC item number
L53 1989
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1936-1983
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jamerson, James
  • Jamerson, James
  • Motown Record Corporation
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jamerson, James
  • Motown Record Corporation
  • Bass guitarists
  • Bass guitarists
  • Bass guitar music
  • Popular music
Label
Standing in the shadows of Motown : the life and music of legendary bassist James Jamerson, by Dr. Licks ; [with recorded comments and performances by James Jamerson, Jr. [and others] ; foreword by Berry Gordy]
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
Bonus CD includes recorded comments and performances by fellow musicians, friends, and others who were influenced by James Jamerson
Accompanying material
2 audio discs (123 min. : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191) and discography (p. 88-90)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements -- Credits -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Part 1: Funky beginnings -- Don't look back -- Five bucks a session (and a bowl of soup) -- Welcome to the Apollo -- Igor & The Funk Brothers (Part one) -- Igor & The Funk Brothers (Part two) -- We're in the money -- Stompin' at the Chit Chat -- Don't mess with James -- Leave it to Jamerson -- Dr. Jamerson & Mr. Hyde -- Growing pains -- The fall of the king -- Coda. Part 2: Anatomy of a sound -- B-15's and funk machines -- The cast -- Discography -- Igor's chromatic exercise -- An appreciation of the style (by Anthony Jackson) -- Part 3: Stars and scores -- Audio contents -- Paul McCartney -- James Jamerson Jr. (What's going on, Ain't that peculiar, My guy) -- Will Lee (I heard it through the grapevine) -- John Entwistle (Ain't too proud to beg, Going to a go-go, Contract on love) -- Gerald Veasley (Darling dear, You can't hurry love, Shotgun) -- Phil Chen (Reach out, I'll be there) -- Pino Palladino (For once in my life, I second that emotion, I know I'm losing you) -- Geddy Lee (Get ready) -- Chuck Rainey (Bernadette, Cloud nine, You keep me hanging on) -- The Philadelphia Intl. Rhythm Section (Ain't no mountain high enough) -- Freddy Washington (I'm gonna make you love me, Girl why you wanna make me blue) -- Garry Tallent (Baby love) -- Allen McGrier (It's a shame) -- John Patitucci (How sweet it is, Heat wave, Mickey's monkey) -- Jimmy Haslip (Don't mess with Bill, It's the same old song, Shake me wake me) -- Bob Babbitt (Ain't nothing like the real thing, Uptight, I'm a roadrunner) -- Willie Weeks (Still water, My baby loves me) -- David Hungate (Home Cookin') -- Francis Rocco Prestia (Just a little misunderstanding) -- Jack Bruce (Come 'round here, I'm the one you need) -- Kenny Aaronson (This old heart of mine, Strange I know, Love is like an itching in my heart) -- Marcus Miller (I was made to love her) -- Nathan Watts (Nowhere to run) -- Non-Motown Medley -- Basil Fearrington (Love is here and now you're gone, Since I lost my baby, I'm wondering) -- Anthony Jackson (How long has that evening train been gone) -- Kudos -- Bibliography
  • CD 1: Comments from: Paul McCartney -- James Jamerson Jr. -- Will Lee -- "Chili" Ruth and Joe Weaver -- John Entwistle -- Gerald Veasley -- Phil Chen -- Martha Reeves -- Pino Palladino -- Geddy Lee -- Joe Messina -- Chuck Rainey -- Wah Wah Watson -- Philadelphia Intl. Rhythm Section -- Joe Hunter -- "Ready" Freddy Washington -- Garry Tallent -- Dennis Coffey -- Allen McGrier -- Gil Askey
  • CD 2: John Patitucci -- Gene Page -- Jimmy Haslip -- Bob Babbitt -- Robert White -- Willie Weeks -- Eddie Holland -- David Hungate -- Earl Van Dyke -- Francis Rocco Prestia -- Jack Bruce -- Kenny Aaronson -- Marcus Miller --Nathan Watts -- Non-Motown medley -- Basil Fearrington -- Smokey Robinson -- Anthony Jackson -- Brian Holland -- Stevie Wonder
Control code
ocm20848334
Dimensions
31 cm +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
xiv, 191 pages
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780881888522
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
88051904
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
Publisher number
HL00698960
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)20848334
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Standing in the shadows of Motown : the life and music of legendary bassist James Jamerson, by Dr. Licks ; [with recorded comments and performances by James Jamerson, Jr. [and others] ; foreword by Berry Gordy]
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
Bonus CD includes recorded comments and performances by fellow musicians, friends, and others who were influenced by James Jamerson
Accompanying material
2 audio discs (123 min. : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191) and discography (p. 88-90)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements -- Credits -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Part 1: Funky beginnings -- Don't look back -- Five bucks a session (and a bowl of soup) -- Welcome to the Apollo -- Igor & The Funk Brothers (Part one) -- Igor & The Funk Brothers (Part two) -- We're in the money -- Stompin' at the Chit Chat -- Don't mess with James -- Leave it to Jamerson -- Dr. Jamerson & Mr. Hyde -- Growing pains -- The fall of the king -- Coda. Part 2: Anatomy of a sound -- B-15's and funk machines -- The cast -- Discography -- Igor's chromatic exercise -- An appreciation of the style (by Anthony Jackson) -- Part 3: Stars and scores -- Audio contents -- Paul McCartney -- James Jamerson Jr. (What's going on, Ain't that peculiar, My guy) -- Will Lee (I heard it through the grapevine) -- John Entwistle (Ain't too proud to beg, Going to a go-go, Contract on love) -- Gerald Veasley (Darling dear, You can't hurry love, Shotgun) -- Phil Chen (Reach out, I'll be there) -- Pino Palladino (For once in my life, I second that emotion, I know I'm losing you) -- Geddy Lee (Get ready) -- Chuck Rainey (Bernadette, Cloud nine, You keep me hanging on) -- The Philadelphia Intl. Rhythm Section (Ain't no mountain high enough) -- Freddy Washington (I'm gonna make you love me, Girl why you wanna make me blue) -- Garry Tallent (Baby love) -- Allen McGrier (It's a shame) -- John Patitucci (How sweet it is, Heat wave, Mickey's monkey) -- Jimmy Haslip (Don't mess with Bill, It's the same old song, Shake me wake me) -- Bob Babbitt (Ain't nothing like the real thing, Uptight, I'm a roadrunner) -- Willie Weeks (Still water, My baby loves me) -- David Hungate (Home Cookin') -- Francis Rocco Prestia (Just a little misunderstanding) -- Jack Bruce (Come 'round here, I'm the one you need) -- Kenny Aaronson (This old heart of mine, Strange I know, Love is like an itching in my heart) -- Marcus Miller (I was made to love her) -- Nathan Watts (Nowhere to run) -- Non-Motown Medley -- Basil Fearrington (Love is here and now you're gone, Since I lost my baby, I'm wondering) -- Anthony Jackson (How long has that evening train been gone) -- Kudos -- Bibliography
  • CD 1: Comments from: Paul McCartney -- James Jamerson Jr. -- Will Lee -- "Chili" Ruth and Joe Weaver -- John Entwistle -- Gerald Veasley -- Phil Chen -- Martha Reeves -- Pino Palladino -- Geddy Lee -- Joe Messina -- Chuck Rainey -- Wah Wah Watson -- Philadelphia Intl. Rhythm Section -- Joe Hunter -- "Ready" Freddy Washington -- Garry Tallent -- Dennis Coffey -- Allen McGrier -- Gil Askey
  • CD 2: John Patitucci -- Gene Page -- Jimmy Haslip -- Bob Babbitt -- Robert White -- Willie Weeks -- Eddie Holland -- David Hungate -- Earl Van Dyke -- Francis Rocco Prestia -- Jack Bruce -- Kenny Aaronson -- Marcus Miller --Nathan Watts -- Non-Motown medley -- Basil Fearrington -- Smokey Robinson -- Anthony Jackson -- Brian Holland -- Stevie Wonder
Control code
ocm20848334
Dimensions
31 cm +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
xiv, 191 pages
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780881888522
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
88051904
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
Publisher number
HL00698960
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)20848334
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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