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The world don't owe me nothing : the life and times of Delta bluesman Honeyboy Edwards

Author: Honeyboy Edwards; Janis Herbert; Michael Robert Frank
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This vivid oral snapshot of an America that planted the blues is full of rhythmic grace. From the son of a sharecropper to an itinerant bluesman, Honeyboy's stories of good friends Charlie Patton, Big Walter Horton, Little Walter Jacobs, and Robert Johnson are a godsend to blues fans. History buffs will marvel at his unique perspective and firsthand accounts of the 1927 Mississippi River flood, vagrancy laws,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Edwards, Honeyboy.
World don't owe me nothing.
Chicago : Chicago Review Press, ©1997
(DLC) 97002599
(OCoLC)36824690
Named Person: Honeyboy Edwards; Honeyboy Edwards; Honeyboy Edwards
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Honeyboy Edwards; Janis Herbert; Michael Robert Frank
ISBN: 9781556529801 1556529805 9781556529825 1556529821
OCLC Number: 312403302
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 287 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Front Cover; Table of Contents; Chapter One: All the people flowed to the Mississippi Delta.; Chapter Two: The water overflowed her heart.; Chapter Three: I kept that guitar in my hands.; Chapter Four: Honey can play now!; Chapter Five: I wasn't going back to them fields.; Chapter Six: The world don't owe me nothing!; Chapter Seven: I was just up and down the road.; Chapter Eight: I had three ways of making it.; Chapter Nine: Everything sounded good to me.; Chapter Ten: Robert was crazy about women and crazy about his whiskey.; Chapter Eleven: We was all just country boys.
Responsibility: David Honeyboy Edwards ; as told to Janis Martinson and Michael Robert Frank.
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This vivid oral snapshot of an America that planted the blues is full of rhythmic grace. From the son of a sharecropper to an itinerant bluesman, Honeyboy's stories of good friends Charlie Patton, Big Walter Horton, Little Walter Jacobs, and Robert Johnson are a godsend to blues fans. History buffs will marvel at his unique perspective and firsthand accounts of the 1927 Mississippi River flood, vagrancy laws, makeshift courts in the back of seed stores, plantation life, and the Depression.

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