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    Dewey and Elvis : the life and times of a rock 'n' roll deejay
    Cantor, Louis.

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    Personal Author:
    Cantor, Louis.
    Dewey and Elvis : the life and times of a rock 'n' roll deejay / Louis Cantor.
    Publication info:
    Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Press, ©2005.
    Physical description:
    x, 287 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
    Content type:
    Series Title:
    Music in American life
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-276) and index.
    Programmed chaos : Dewey Phillips on the air -- Before the storm : Dewey arrives at the five and ten -- The white brother on Beale Street -- The new Memphis sound : the birth of black programming -- "What in the world is that?" is this guy black or white -- Racial cross-pollination : black and white together -- The great convergence : "pop" tunes's one-stop -- The Phillips boys : soul (better than blood) brothers -- "Red, hot, and blue" : the hottest cotton-pickin' thang' in the country -- Dewey and Elvis : the synthesized sound -- Dewey introduces Elvis to the world -- The king and his court jester : men-children in the promised land -- Red hot at first-- blue at the end -- The final descent : "If Dewey couldn't be number one, he didn't wanna be." -- "Goodbye, good people" -- The legacy : the next generation and beyond.
    Personal subject:
    Phillips, Dewey.
    Personal subject:
    Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977.
    Subject term:
    Disc jockeys--Biography.
    Subject term:
    Rock music--Tennessee--Memphis--History and criticism.
    Subject term:
    Popular culture--United States.
    025202981X (cloth : alk. paper)

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      Music and Dance
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      ML 429 .P44 C36 2005 1 Book Music & Dance - Fourth Floor North
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