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This house on fire : the story of the blues

Author: Craig Awmiller
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, ©1996.
Series: African-American experience.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gives a history of blues music from its origins in the 1930s to the present day, with discussions of its African roots and its influence on other music.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Awmiller
ISBN: 0531112535 9780531112533 0531157970 9780531157978
OCLC Number: 34319684
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The blues begin --
The early years: in the country --
Meanwhile, in the city --
From the top --
The middle years --
The sixties "revival" --
Meaning in the blues --
Heard the blues today.
Series Title: African-American experience.
Responsibility: by Craig Awmiller.

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Gives a history of blues music from its origins in the 1930s to the present day, with discussions of its African roots and its influence on other music.

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