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Author Riesman, Bob, author.

Title I feel so good : the life and times of Big Bill Broonzy / Bob Riesman ; foreword by Peter Guralnick ; appreciation by Pete Townshend.

Publication Info. Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2011.
2011, ©2011


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Biography - RIPG-1  B BROONZY    AVAILABLE
Description xxv, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-306) and index.
Contents Swing low, sweet chariot -- My name is William Lee Conley Broonzy -- When will I get to be called a man? -- Let's go away from here! -- "I'm gonna play this guitar tonight from A to Z!" -- Serve it to me right -- State Street boys -- Just a dream -- Big Bill and Josh are here to play the blues for you -- Preachin' the blues -- Blues at midnight -- "That's the nicest guy I ever met in my life" -- Stranger in a strange land -- Nourish yourself on Big Bill -- "Be proud of what you are!" -- Too many isms -- Low light and blue smoke -- "A requiem for the blues" -- Epilogue -- Afterword -- Selected discography -- Bill on film.
Subject Broonzy, Big Bill, 1893-1958.
African American musicians -- Biography.
Blues musicians -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780226717456 cloth alkaline paper
0226717453 cloth alkaline paper

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