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Really the blues

Author: Mezz Mezzrow; Bernard Wolfe
Publisher: New York : Citadel Underground, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Citadel Underground edView all editions and formats
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The story of Milton Mezzrow--a white kid who fell in love with black culture. First published in 1946, "Really the Blues" was a rousing wake-up call to alienated young whites to explore the world of jazz, the first music America could call its own. Told in the jive lingo of the underground's inner circle, this classic is an unforgettable chronicle of street life, smoky clubs, and roadhouse dances.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Mezz Mezzrow; Mezz Mezzrow
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mezz Mezzrow; Bernard Wolfe
ISBN: 0806512059 9780806512051
OCLC Number: 23920129
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Random House, 1946.
"A Citadel Press book."
Includes index.
Description: viii, 404 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow and Bernard Wolfe ; [introduction by Barry Gifford].

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The story of Milton Mezzrow--a white kid who fell in love with black culture. First published in 1946, "Really the Blues" was a rousing wake-up call to alienated young whites to explore the world of jazz, the first music America could call its own. Told in the jive lingo of the underground's inner circle, this classic is an unforgettable chronicle of street life, smoky clubs, and roadhouse dances.

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