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Music, Jazz, Blues, Soul



link to catalog page, Barrelhouse Words

Barrelhouse Words

A Blues Dialect Dictionary

Author: Stephen Calt
Pub Date: October 2009

An exhaustive, engrossing lexicon of blues idioms   learn more...

link to catalog page, Blues Empress in Black Chattanooga

Blues Empress in Black Chattanooga

Bessie Smith and the Emerging Urban South

Author: Michelle R. Scott
Pub Date: August 2008

The cultural and industrial reconstruction of the South, explored through a major figure in early black music   learn more...

link to catalog page, Ramblin' on My Mind

Ramblin' on My Mind

New Perspectives on the Blues

Author: Edited by David Evans
Pub Date: February 2008

An exceptionally diverse look at blues history, styles, and performances   learn more...

link to catalog page, Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson

Lost and Found

Author: Barry Lee Pearson and Bill McCulloch
Pub Date: August 2008

The biography of a giant in the history of blues music   learn more...

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...

link to catalog page HAYES, Black Women and Music

Black Women and Music

More than the Blues

Author: Edited by Eileen M. Hayes and Linda F. Williams
Pub Date: April 2007

Analyzing black women's contributions to hip-hop, gospel, classical music, jazz, electric blues, and more   learn more...

link to catalog page WHITEIS, Chicago Blues

Chicago Blues

Portraits and Stories

Author: David Whiteis
Pub Date: April 2006

A descriptive tour through the places and personalities of the Chicago Blues scene, past and present   learn more...

link to catalog page SALVATORE, Singing in a Strange Land

Singing in a Strange Land

C. L. Franklin, the Black Church, and the Transformation of America

Author: Nick Salvatore
Pub Date: July 2006

The remarkable biography of a magnetic leader, a very human man, and the father of “the Queen of Soul”   learn more...

link to catalog page STANFIELD, Body and Soul

Body and Soul

Jazz and Blues in American Film, 1927-63

Author: Peter Stanfield
Pub Date: July 2005

How the "dark continent" of blues and jazz provided Hollywood with a resonant resource to construct and negotiate the boundaries of American cultural identity   learn more...

link to catalog page BERTRAND, Race, Rock, and Elvis Author: Michael T. Bertrand
Pub Date: 2005

How a white take on black sounds revolutionized race relations   learn more...

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