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FYS Kvetko: Find General Information and Books

Soul to HipHop

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Welcome to this guide. Here, you'll find information to help you research Black popular music from the 1960s to the present, including Soul, Funk, and Hip Hop. 

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Britannica Library Suite
Oxford Bibliographies
Oxford Music Online
Oxford Reference Online

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Find Books in the Salem State Library Catalog

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These are great places to browse the stacks. ML is on the 3rd floor of the library. 


ML 420 Artist biographies

ML 3531 Books on hip hop and rap

ML 3790 Books on the music industry, informative for Rap/Hip Hop

ML 3918 Books on music and politics/ nationalities/ race/ aesthetics/ philosophy... some very interesting books on hip hop in this area

Selected Books

Subject Guide

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Nancy George
Salem State University, Frederick E. Berry Library and Learning Commons
Room G010C
352 Lafayette St.
Salem, MA 01970
ngeorge @
Subjects: Dance, Music, Summer Bridge