Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1890-1919

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Biographies of the first African-American recording stars, and how they succeeded against tremendous odds. The first in-depth history of the involvement of African-Americans in the early recording industry, this book examines the first three decades of sound recording in the United States, charting the vigorous and varied roles black artists played in the period leading up to the Jazz Age. black artists who recorded commercially in a wide range of genres and provides in-depth biographies of some forty of these audio ...

Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1890-1919 2005, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252073076

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Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1890-1919 2004, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252028502

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