The Complete Soul Trilogy
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Spanning three different cities across the United States, Stuart Cosgrove’s bestselling Soul Trilogy blends history, culture and music to paint a vivid picture of social change through the last years of the 1960s.
Strap in for a journey through urban riots, escalating war in Vietnam, police corruption, the assassination of Martin Luther King, the rise of musical pioneers such as Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash, the arrest of the Black Panther members and their controversial trials, and much, much more. Award-winning and critically acclaimed, these are books that no soul music enthusiast should be without.
‘Cosgrove's lucid, entertaining prose is laden with detail, but never at the expense of the wider narrative’ – Clash Magazine
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Stuart Cosgrove originally from Perth, was media editor with the NME and a feature writer for a range of newspapers and magazines. In 2005 he was named Broadcaster of the Year in the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards and in 2012 he won numerous awards including a BAFTA and Royal Television Society award for Channel 4’s coverage of the London Paralympics 2012. The second book in his soul trilogy, Memphis 68, won the Penderyn Music Prize in 2018.
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