I don't like the blues : race, place, and the backbeat of Black life (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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I don't like the blues : race, place, and the backbeat of Black life

Author: B Brian Foster
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this illuminating work, Foster takes us where not many blues writers and scholars have gone: into the homes, memories, speculative visions, and lifeworlds of black folks in contemporary Mississippi to hear what they have to say about the blues and all that has come about since their forebears first sang them. In so doing, Foster urges us to think differently about race, place, and community development and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B Brian Foster
ISBN: 9781469660417 1469660415 9781469660424 1469660423
OCLC Number: 1147885399
Description: 193 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Prelude --
Introduction --
Hard...make it easy --
We ain't that no mo' --
That's for the white folks --
You just get tired of it --
Conclusion --
Coda.
Other Titles: I do not like the blues
Responsibility: B. Brian Foster.

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In this illuminating work, B. Brian Foster takes us where not many blues writers and scholars have gone: into the homes, memories, speculative visions, and lifeworlds of black folks in contemporary  Read more...

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Foster's thoughtful and well-researched look at race and the blues via an exploration of a distressed and declining Southern rural town will be useful to music and sociology academics." -Library Read more...

 
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