This retro volume combines two brilliant and long out-of-print books, "Dan Burley s Original Handbook of Harlem Jive "(1944) and "Diggeth Thou?" (1959) by Dan Burley, with an introduction by Thomas Aiello. Burley was a journalist and sportswriter who worked for various African American newspapers and magazines, including the Chicago Defender, Chicago Crusader, New York New Amsterdam News, Jet, and Ebony in both Chicago and New York in the 1920s through the 1950s. Although he did not invent jive, throughout the 1940s Burley ...

Dan Burley's Jive 2009, Northern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780875806235

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