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Josh White : society blues

Author: Elijah Wald
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this biography, Elijah Wald traces White's journey from a childhood leading blind singers on the streets of Greenville, South Carolina, to the heights of Manhattan cafe society. He explores the complexities of White's music, his struggles with discrimination and stereotypes, his political involvements, and his sometimes raucous personal life."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wald, Elijah.
Josh White.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 2000
(OCoLC)619573401
Named Person: Josh White; Josh White; Josh White
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elijah Wald
ISBN: 1558492690 9781558492691
OCLC Number: 44413829
Description: xvii, 336 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Elijah Wald.

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A gifted and charismatic entertainer, Josh White (1914-1969) was one of the best-known folk-blues artists of his day. In this biography, Elijah Wald traces White's journey from the "coloured" side of  Read more...

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