Broadcasting the Blues: Black Blues in the Segregation Era

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Broadcasting the Blues: Black Blues in the Segregation Era is based on Paul Oliver's award-winning radio broadcasts from the BBC that were created over several decades. It traces the social history of the blues in America, from its birth in the rural South through the heyday of sound recordings. Noted blues scholar Paul Oliver draws on decades of research and personal interviews with performers--some of whom he "discovered" and recorded for the first time--to draw a picture of how the blues aesthetic developed, giving ...

Broadcasting the Blues: Black Blues in the Segregation Era 2005, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415971775

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Broadcasting the Blues: Black Blues in the Segregation Era 2005, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415971768

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