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The Resource Nobody knows where the blues come from : lyrics and history, edited by Robert Springer

Nobody knows where the blues come from : lyrics and history, edited by Robert Springer

Label
Nobody knows where the blues come from : lyrics and history
Title
Nobody knows where the blues come from
Title remainder
lyrics and history
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert Springer
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Musicians and music scholars rightly focus on the sounds of the blues and the colorful life stories of blues performers. Equally important and, until now, inadequately studied are the lyrics. The international contributors to Nobody Knows Where the Blues Come From explore this aspect of the blues and establish the significance of African American popular song as a neglected form of oral history. "High Water Everywhere: Blues and Gospel Commentary on the 1927 Mississippi River Flood," by David Evans, is the definitive study of songs about one of the greatest natural disasters in the history of
Member of
Cataloging source
GZM
Dewey number
782.421643/09
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3521
LC item number
.N63 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Springer, Robert
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blues (Music)
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • Blues (Music)
Label
Nobody knows where the blues come from : lyrics and history, edited by Robert Springer
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
High water everywhere : blues and gospel commentary on the 1927 Mississippi River flood / David Evans -- Death by fire : African American popular music on the Natchez Rhythm Club fire / Luigi Monge -- Lookin' for the bully : an enquiry into a song and its story / Paul Oliver -- That dry creek Eaton Clan : a North Mississippi murder ballad of the 1930s / Tom Freeland and Chris Smith -- Coolidge's blues : African American blues songs on Prohibition, migration, unemployment, and Jim Crow / Guido van Rijn -- On the electronic trail of blues formulas / Robert Springer -- West Indies blues : an historical overview, 1920s-1950s, blues and music from the English-speaking West Indies / John Cowley -- Ethel Waters : "long, lean, lanky mama" / Randall Cherry
Control code
435657545
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 303 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604737318
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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  • 22573/ctt2kjg7b
  • f40b4dc2-b54d-4227-8d54-3668de95c899
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)435657545
Label
Nobody knows where the blues come from : lyrics and history, edited by Robert Springer
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
High water everywhere : blues and gospel commentary on the 1927 Mississippi River flood / David Evans -- Death by fire : African American popular music on the Natchez Rhythm Club fire / Luigi Monge -- Lookin' for the bully : an enquiry into a song and its story / Paul Oliver -- That dry creek Eaton Clan : a North Mississippi murder ballad of the 1930s / Tom Freeland and Chris Smith -- Coolidge's blues : African American blues songs on Prohibition, migration, unemployment, and Jim Crow / Guido van Rijn -- On the electronic trail of blues formulas / Robert Springer -- West Indies blues : an historical overview, 1920s-1950s, blues and music from the English-speaking West Indies / John Cowley -- Ethel Waters : "long, lean, lanky mama" / Randall Cherry
Control code
435657545
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 303 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604737318
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2kjg7b
  • f40b4dc2-b54d-4227-8d54-3668de95c899
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)435657545

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