Blues People - Jones, LeRoi, and Baraka, Imamu Amiri, and Baraka, Amiri

This study attempts to place jazz and the blues within the context of American social history. The author, Leroi Jones - also known as the poet Amiri Baraka - combines a knowledge of black American culture with his direct contact with many of the musicians who have provided the backbone to this vital strand of American 20th-century culture. This ...

Blues People 1999, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780688184742

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Blues People 1995, Payback Press, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9780862415297

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