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Beyond the crossroads : the devil and the blues tradition

Author: Adam Gussow
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2018.
Series: New directions in southern studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Adam Gussow takes the full measure of the devil's presence in the blues. Working from original transcriptions of more than 125 recordings released during the past ninety years, Gussow explores the varied uses to which black southern blues people have put this trouble-sowing, love-wrecking, but also empowering figure.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Named Person: Robert Johnson; Robert Johnson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Gussow
ISBN: 9781469633688 146963368X
OCLC Number: 1032365125
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2017.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white).
Series Title: New directions in southern studies.
Responsibility: Adam Gussow.

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Adam Gussow takes the full measure of the devil's presence in the blues. Working from original transcriptions of more than 125 recordings released during the past ninety years, Gussow explores the varied uses to which black southern blues people have put this trouble-sowing, love-wrecking, but also empowering figure.

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