Flyboy in the Buttermilk: Essays on Contemporary America

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Simon & Schuster, 1992 - Music - 285 pages
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Village Voice columnist Greg Tate offers essays and tales of American music and culture, from Be-Bop to Hip-Hop. He examines music, books, newspaper reporting, and more to explore such issues as racism, poverty, sexism, homophobia, and political and economic injustices from a black point of view.

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The latest entry in the Rock Bowl Parade of pop music/culture critic readers features the most strident voice and is, alternately, the best and worst of the lot. Village Voice columnist Tate ... Read full review


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Greg Tate is a renowned cultural critic who writing has appeared in The Village Voice, Rolling Stone, The Washington Post, and Artforum.

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