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Music, Jazz, Blues, Soul



link to catalog page, Cafe Society

Cafe Society

The wrong place for the Right people

Author: Barney Josephson with Terry Trilling-Josephson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: February 2016

The story of the night club impresario whose wildly successful interracial club, Cafe Society, changed the American artistic landscape forever   learn more...
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link to catalog page RANDEL, A Cole Porter Companion Author: Edited by Don M. Randel, Matthew Shaftel, and Susan Forscher Weiss
Pub Date: July 2016

Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it--go ahead, do it, read about Cole Porter   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Jazzing

Jazzing

New York City's Unseen Scene

Author: Thomas H. Greenland
Pub Date: April 2016

An intimate account of jazz and community   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Beautiful Music All Around Us

The Beautiful Music All Around Us

Field Recordings and the American Experience

Author: Stephen Wade
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: 2015

Uncovering the hidden histories of iconic American folksongs   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Blues All Day Long

Blues All Day Long

The Jimmy Rogers Story

Author: Wayne Everett Goins
Pub Date: September 2014

The life and music of one of the most influential Chicago blues figures   learn more...
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link to catalog page, King of the Queen City

King of the Queen City

The Story of King Records

Author: Jon Hartley Fox
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: August 2014

From James Brown to the Stanley Brothers, the glory years of a pioneering independent American record company   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Pioneers of the Blues Revival Author: Steve Cushing
Pub Date: June 2014

Eyewitness accounts of the blues' evolution into a global music phenomenon   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Sweet Air

Sweet Air

Modernism, Regionalism, and American Popular Song

Author: Edward P. Comentale
Pub Date: April 2013

Finding meaning in the clash of modern life and local, rural musical culture   learn more...
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link to catalog page MUIR, Long Lost Blues

Long Lost Blues

Popular Blues in America, 1850-1920

Author: Peter C. Muir
Pub Date: February 2010

The first comprehensive examination of the early blues industry and the music it produced   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Working Girl Blues

Working Girl Blues

The Life and Music of Hazel Dickens

Author: Hazel Dickens and Bill C. Malone
Pub Date: April 2008

The life story of singer and songwriter Hazel Dickens, the inspiring voice of a whole generation of women and workers   learn more...
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