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Soul of the man : Bobby "Blue" Bland

Author: Charles Farley
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2011.
Series: American made music series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bobby "Blue" Bland's silky smooth vocal style and captivating live performances helped propel the blues out of Delta juke joints and into urban clubs and upscale theaters. Until now, his story has never been told in a book-length biography.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Bobby Bland; Bobby Bland; Bobby Bland
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Farley
ISBN: 9781604739190 1604739193 9781604739206 1604739207
OCLC Number: 658200817
Description: x, 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Memphis Monday morning: 1945-1948 --
Loan me a helping hand: 1949-1952 --
Little boy blue: 1930-1945 --
Army blues: 1952-1954 --
Ain't it a good thing: 1955-1957 --
Dreamer: 1958-1960 --
Turn on your love light: 1961-1962 --
Stormy Monday blues: 1963-1964 --
Honky Tonk: 1965-1968 --
Touch of the blues: 1969-1972 --
Lead me on: 1973-1976 --
Getting' used to the blues: 1977-1984 --
Members only: 1985-1990 --
Walkin' & talkin' & singin' the blues: 1991-1992 --
Years of tears to go: 1993-1999 --
Funny how time slips away: 2000-2007 --
Farther up the road : 2008-
Series Title: American made music series.
Other Titles: Bobby "Blue" Bland
Responsibility: Charles Farley.

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