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MEETING JIMMIE RODGERS

By: BARRY MAZOR

Price: $14.00

Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM55224


In the nearly eight decades since his death from tuberculosis at age thirty-five, singer-songwriter Jimmie Rodgers has been an inspiration for numerous top performers-from Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, Bill Monroe and Hank Williams to Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Bob Dylan, and Beck. How did this Mississippi-born vaudevillian, a former railroad worker who performed so briefly so long ago, produce tones, tunes, and themes that have had such broad influence and m... View more info

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MEETING JIMMIE RODGERS

By: BARRY MAZOR

Price: $12.00

Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM482264


In the nearly eight decades since his death from tuberculosis at age thirty-five, singer-songwriter Jimmie Rodgers has been an inspiration for numerous top performers-from Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, Bill Monroe and Hank Williams to Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Bob Dylan, and Beck. How did this Mississippi-born vaudevillian, a former railroad worker who performed so briefly so long ago, produce tones, tunes, and themes that have had such broad influence and m... View more info

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JOSH WHITE : SOCIETY BLUES

By: ELIJAH WALD

Price: $18.75

Publisher: ROUTLEDGE HOLDINGS INC.:

Seller ID: IM131631


Born in South Carolina, White spent his childhood as a "lead boy" for traveling blind bluesmen. In the early '30s he moved to New York and became a popular blues star, then introduced folk-blues to a mass white audience in the 1940s. He was famed both for his strong Civil Rights songs, which made him a favorite of the Roosevelts, and for his sexy stage persona. The king of Cafe Society-also home to Billie Holiday--he was the one bluesman to consistently pack the New York... View more info

BILLIE HOLIDAY COMPANION

By: LESLIE (ED) GOURSE

Price: $7.50

Publisher: MUSIC SALES CORPORATION:

Seller ID: IM289631


26 writers, and Holiday's own interviews and recordings, provide an objective assessment of Lady Day's life, her talent, and her place among the legends of jazz. View more info

B.B. KING COMPANION : FIVE DECADES OF C

By: RICHARD KOSTELANETZ

Price: $7.50

Publisher: MUSIC SALES CORPORATION:

Seller ID: IM289626


An inside look at the guitar-playing, blues-singing, Grammy Award-winning King of the Blues. View more info