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Listen to ThisMiles Davis and "Bitches Brew"$
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Victor Svorinich

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781628461947

Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2018

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781628461947.001.0001

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(p.111) 6. Aftermath
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Victor Svorinich

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter examines the marketing behind Bitches Brew and its response from the media, critics, and fans once the album was released. Davis was now forty-three and wanting to remain relevant. In order to stay on top, many critics argued that Davis sold his soul for commercial success, leading to his fall from grace. Davis was hostile towards the accusations and criticism he had received by releasing this album.

Keywords:   Miles Davis, Bitches Brew, Criticism, Commercial, Success

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