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Fela This Bitch of a Life

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ISBN-10: 1556528353

ISBN-13: 9781556528354

Edition: N/A

Authors: Carlos Moore, Gilberto Gil, Margaret Busby, Margaret Busby, Margaret Busby

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Revealing the hidden facts of this African superstar's complex personality and the truth about his tumultuous existence, this unique biography is based on hours of conversation and close interaction with the legend himself. The full spectrum of Fela's experience is here: the spirits and trances, the paranoia and drugs, the queens (as he called his wives), and always the music. Interviews with 15 queens, providing their personal stories in their own words, contribute to this amazing story of Fela's life and music. As the creator of Afrobeatthe vibrant fusion of jazz, funk, highlife, and Yoruban musiche protested with lyrics that dealt provocatively with everything from sex to politics,…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English