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Author Davis, Francis.

Title The history of the blues / by Francis Davis.

Publication Info. New York : Hyperion, [1995]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Byron PL Adult Non Fiction - BYLY-14  781.643 DAV    AVAILABLE
 Chdwk/Milldgvill CUSD 399 - Milledgeville HS Stacks - MWLY-14  781.43 DAV    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  784.53 DAV    AVAILABLE
 Fossil Ridge PL - Main Adult Non Fiction - FRBB-2  781.643 DAV    AVAILABLE
 Geneseo PL Stacks - GPLG-7  781.643 DA    AVAILABLE
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  ML3521 .D36 1995    AVAILABLE
 Joliet Twp High SD 204 - Central Campus Adult Non-Fiction - JCHB-1  781.64 D    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  781.643 DAV    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  781.643 DAV    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  781.643 DAV    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "The history of the blues is the companion volume to a three-part PBS series of the same name"--Intro.
Bibliography Discography: pages 259-273.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-[279]) and index.
Contents Coon shouters and titular blues -- Blues vaudevillians, jug bands, and medicine show songsters -- Delta transcendentalists, Texas troubadours, and East Coast fingerpickers -- Robert Johnson's satanic verses -- The thirties and forties: rural, urban, and midway between -- Leadbelly's black body -- Home truths: Muddy, B.B., and the last race labels -- Chuck and Elvis, hands-on preservationists, and soul in the biblical sense -- Blues connotation/from songsters to soulsters.
Subject Blues (Music) -- History and criticism.
Added Title History of the blues (Television program)
ISBN 0786860529

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