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The story of the blues, Paul Oliver

Label
The story of the blues
Title
The story of the blues
Statement of responsibility
Paul Oliver
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
784
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • music
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
  • ML3561.J3
  • ML3521
  • Q784.4 O
LC item number
  • O47
  • .O46 1969
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
Label
The story of the blues, Paul Oliver
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-172) , discography (p. 172-174) , and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Long hot summer days : the background of Afro-American music in the meeting of cultures after the Civil War -- Cottonfield hollers : origins of blues in work songs, field hollers, and the ballads of the songsters -- Down the dirt roads : traditions of the plantations around the Mississippi Delta and emergent blues techniques -- Froggy Bottom to Buckhead : blues singers of Texas, Alabama, and Georgia, development of guitar and piano music -- Bed slats an' all : string, washboard, and jug bands, Beale Street blues and the medicine show entertainers -- Rabbit Foot and Toby Time : minstrel and tent shows, vaudeville theatre circuits, and the women "classic blues" singers -- Struttin' that thing : Negro migrations in the jazz era, piano music in the South, in Chicago, and Detroit -- Walking the basses : urban blues and boogie-woogie of St Louis, Indianapolis, Louisville, and the mid-western cities -- Hard time everywhere : blues and the record industry, themes and personalities of the post-depression years -- Chicago breakdown : blues bands of Chicago's south and west sides in the 'thirties and 'forties -- Back to Mississippi : the continuity of the rural blues tradition in Mississippi before the Second World War -- Travelin' men : guitar rags and harmonica breakdowns in the eastern states, the Carolinas, and Tennessee -- The number one scab : barrelhouse piano, the effects of recording, Kansas City blues and the migration to the West Coast -- King Biscuit time : blues on the radio networks, post-war blues centres of the South and the urban North -- Blues and trouble : rhythm and blues, the rise of modern styles, blues and the international audience
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
176 pages
Isbn
9780801958540
Lccn
73076487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: "Third printing, June 1975"--t.p. verso. Photo-illustrated glazed wrappers. Bookplate on p.l.: Andre Chaves; ex libris André Chaves. PASC Library transfer, 2016.
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, music, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00016116
  • ucoclc16116
Label
The story of the blues, Paul Oliver
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-172) , discography (p. 172-174) , and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Long hot summer days : the background of Afro-American music in the meeting of cultures after the Civil War -- Cottonfield hollers : origins of blues in work songs, field hollers, and the ballads of the songsters -- Down the dirt roads : traditions of the plantations around the Mississippi Delta and emergent blues techniques -- Froggy Bottom to Buckhead : blues singers of Texas, Alabama, and Georgia, development of guitar and piano music -- Bed slats an' all : string, washboard, and jug bands, Beale Street blues and the medicine show entertainers -- Rabbit Foot and Toby Time : minstrel and tent shows, vaudeville theatre circuits, and the women "classic blues" singers -- Struttin' that thing : Negro migrations in the jazz era, piano music in the South, in Chicago, and Detroit -- Walking the basses : urban blues and boogie-woogie of St Louis, Indianapolis, Louisville, and the mid-western cities -- Hard time everywhere : blues and the record industry, themes and personalities of the post-depression years -- Chicago breakdown : blues bands of Chicago's south and west sides in the 'thirties and 'forties -- Back to Mississippi : the continuity of the rural blues tradition in Mississippi before the Second World War -- Travelin' men : guitar rags and harmonica breakdowns in the eastern states, the Carolinas, and Tennessee -- The number one scab : barrelhouse piano, the effects of recording, Kansas City blues and the migration to the West Coast -- King Biscuit time : blues on the radio networks, post-war blues centres of the South and the urban North -- Blues and trouble : rhythm and blues, the rise of modern styles, blues and the international audience
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
176 pages
Isbn
9780801958540
Lccn
73076487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: "Third printing, June 1975"--t.p. verso. Photo-illustrated glazed wrappers. Bookplate on p.l.: Andre Chaves; ex libris André Chaves. PASC Library transfer, 2016.
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, music, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00016116
  • ucoclc16116

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