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I say me for a parable : the oral autobiography of Mance Lipscomb, Texas songster

Author: Mance Lipscomb; Glen Alyn
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton & Company, [1993] ©1993
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Autobiography of blues musician Mance Lipscomb describing his music, career, and life as an African-American.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lipscomb, Mance, 1895-1976.
I say me for a parable.
New York : W.W. Norton, ©1993
(OCoLC)942018232
Named Person: Mance Lipscomb; Mance Lipscomb
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mance Lipscomb; Glen Alyn
ISBN: 039303500X 9780393035001
OCLC Number: 27186358
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 508 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Mama and Papa and the back life --
Mama Janie and the third reader scholar --
Awkinsaw travla, come from Alabama with a banja --
Frank Hamer, alias Charlie Hayman --
Early musical influences --
Saturday night suppers and life story songs --
Caint ta caint and Walter Mobley in de pressure --
Elnora Myno Lipscomb : "Thats the life we come up under" --
Out of the bottoms, onto the bluffs, and into the big city --
Discovery and the Berkeley adventure : "Gittin outa my precinct" --
Playing for the white folks : "This music bizniss" --
Not only a gittah player, a teacha --
Appendix. Song reference index ; Discography and filmography.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Glen Alyn.

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Autobiography of blues musician Mance Lipscomb describing his music, career, and life as an African-American.

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