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Volume 52, Number 4, 2013

Table of Contents

The Funk Issue

Tony Bolden, Guest Editor

Remembering James Farrell

p. 5 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0110


Editor’s Introduction

pp. 7-8 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0111


Groove Theory: A Vamp on the Epistemology of Funk

pp. 9-34 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0114

“She Was Too Black for Rock and Too Hard for Soul”: (Re)discovering the Musical Career of Betty Mabry Davis

pp. 35-55 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0107

The Feminist Funk Power of Betty Davis and Renée Stout

pp. 57-76 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0117

Labelle: Funk, Feminism, and the Politics of Flight and Fight

pp. 77-98 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0120

Make It Funky: Fela Kuti, James Brown and the Invention of Afrobeat

pp. 99-118 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0124

The Blues/Funk Futurism of Roger Troutman

pp. 119-123 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0125

“Chameleon” Meets Soul Train: Herbie, James, Michael, Damita Jo, and Jazz-Funk

pp. 125-140 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0106

Exploring the Funkadelic Aesthetic: Intertextuality and Cosmic Philosophizing in Funkadelic’s Album Covers and Liner Notes

pp. 141-169 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0121

Belief in Lyric

pp. 171-179 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0118

Diggin’ You Like Those Ol’ Soul Records: Meshell Ndegeocello and the Expanding Definition of Funk in Postsoul America

pp. 181-204 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0109

Beyond Keeping It Real: OutKast, the Funk Connection, and Afrofuturism

pp. 205-216 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0113

Now We Want Our Funk Cut: Janelle Monáe’s Neo-Afrofuturism

pp. 217-230 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0116

Poetry & Visual Art

Grace (for Be’la Dona)

p. 231 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0122

The Seed of Starchild

pp. 232-233 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0126


p. 234 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0108

Crank Shaped Notes

pp. 235-244 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0112

Danger, Live Feed

pp. 245-247 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0115


pp. 248-252 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0123

Oshun as Ohio Player(s)

p. 253 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0128

Thrombipxtasy, and: The Slop, and: Insig, and: One Nation

pp. 254-257 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0127

Notes on Contributors

pp. 258-260 | DOI: 10.1353/ams.2013.0119

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