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Sweet Soul Music. Rythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom. Peter Guralnick. Penguin Books, 1986.

Guía esencial del Soul. Patricia Godes. Editorial La Máscara. 1994.

Divided Soul: The Life of Marvin Gaye. David Ritz. Omnibus Press. 2005.

Where Did Our Love Go? The Rise and Fall of the Motown Sound. Nelson George. Omnibus Press. 2003.

Aretha: From These Roots. Aretha Franklin & David Ritz. Villard Books. 2000.