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Author Jackson, Buzzy.

Title A bad woman feeling good : blues and the women who sing them / Buzzy Jackson.

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    781.573 JAC    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    782.42164 JAC    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 319 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-296) and index.
Contents Bad women, the early years : Mamie Desdoumes, Sophie Tucker, Mamie Smith, and Ma Rainey -- The air and how to fill it : Bessie Smith, blues singer -- Jazz noir : Billie Holiday -- The devil and the deep blue sea : Etta James and Aretha Franklin -- The great Saturday night swindle : Tina Turner and Janis Joplin -- Blues attitude.
Subject Women blues musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Blues (Music) -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0393059367 (hardcover) : $25.95

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