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The story of the blues

Author: Paul Oliver
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Northeastern University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Now available in an updated edition, Paul Oliver's classic history of the blues is widely recognized as the definitive work on the subject.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Oliver
ISBN: 1555533558 9781555533557 155553354X 9781555533540
OCLC Number: 38270873
Description: vi, 212 pages : illustrations, portraits, pls., music ; 24 cm
Contents: Long hot summer days --
Cottonfield hollers --
Down the dirt roads --
Froggy bottom to buckhead --
Bed slats an' all --
Rabbit foot and toby time --
Struttin' that thing --
Walking the basses --
Hard time everywhere --
Chicago breakdown --
Back to Mississippi --
Travelin' Men --
The number one scab --
King biscuit time --
Blues and trouble.
Responsibility: Paul Oliver.

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