Higher Ground: Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Curtis Mayfield, and the Rise and Fall of American Soul, by Craig Werner. Crown, 352 pages, $24.
In the 1960′s, the term “soul music” defined the deepest in black American pop. Now it seems caught in history’s aspic, like Yippies, love-ins and transcendental meditation. Soul’s latest replacement, “neo-soul” Read More