cover image The Death of Rhythm and Nlues

The Death of Rhythm and Nlues

Nelson George. Plume Books, $8.95 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-525-48510-0

``Here are perceptive summations of the contributions of such star creative performers as Chuck Berry, James Brown, Aretha Franklin and Michael Jackson, as well as of lesser-known musicians, and of the links between black social and economic affairs and the changes in contemporary black culture,'' wrote PW. Photos. (Sept.)