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Author Abbott, Lynn, 1946- author.

Title The original blues : the emergence of the blues in African American vaudeville / Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff.

Publication Info. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    781.643 ABB    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction.
Description viii, 420 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series American made music series
American made music series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-387) and index.
Contents Saloon-theaters and park pavilions : the birth of southern vaudeville, 1899-1909 -- The death of J. Ed Green and the birth of State Street vaudeville -- The life, death, and untold legacy of Bluesman Butler "String Beans" May -- Male blues singers in southern vaudeville -- The rise of the blues queen : female blues pioneers in southern vaudeville -- Theater circuits, theater wars, and the formation of the T.O.B.A. -- "Yours for business" : the commercialization of the blues, 1920-26.
Subject Blues (Music) -- To 1931 -- History and criticism.
Vaudeville -- United States -- History and criticism.
Added Author Seroff, Doug.
Other Form: Online version: Abbott, Lynn, 1946- Original blues. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2017] 9781496810038 (DLC) 2016021457
ISBN 9781496810021 (hardcover alkaline paper)

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