Track Listing Acknowledgments II. Overture: Endings III. Prelude: "A Song for You" IV. First Movement: Beginnings V. Second Movement: Donny Hathaway Live VI. Third Movement: More Live VII. Last Movement: Afterlives Notes
Using original interviews, archival material, and poetry, this book tells the story of the brutally honest, daringly gorgeous music Hathaway created for Donny Hathaway Live as he battled the onset of paranoid schizophrenia.
Emily J. Lordi is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and the author of Black Resonance: Iconic Women Singers and African American Literature. Her music and book reviews appear on such sites as Pitchfork, The Root, and the Los Angeles Review of Books.
A more than welcome addition to the Hathaway legend. * Echoes
A brilliant and revealing new book on one of my faves of all time: the inimitable Donny Hathaway. -- Michael Eric Dyson, academic, author, and radio host