Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
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This thesis explores Isaac Hayes's 1969 album Hot Buttered Soul, an early exemplar of the concept album genre. Historical, theoretical, and musical context is analyzed in order to show the groundbreaking nature of Hot Buttered Soul in the trajectory of African American popular music.
Terry, Bryan, "Isaac Hayes’s Soul Concept: Reexamining Hot Buttered Soul as a Pioneering Concept Album" (2019). CUNY Academic Works.