Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom (Arcade Publishing)
SWEET SOUL MUSIC profiles the legendary artists--among them Sam Cook, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, and Al Green--who merged gospel and rhythm and blues. The best history of '60s soul music. . . . Sooner or later, it is going to be recognized as a classic the time to read it is now .--Robert Palmer, NEW YORK TIMES. 175 photos.