'Good Booty:' A book about music, love, sex and religion

Eroticism has always been a driving force in American popular music. And American popular music has always shaped American ideas -- not just about sex, but also love, race, spirituality, feminism, and freedom. A new book explores the history of how popular music has helped us confront issues like sexuality and race.

Ann Powers is NPR's Music Critic. (Photo by Lucent Vignette Photography)



  • Ann Powers - NPR music critic, author of ”Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music” - @annkpowers