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Stomping the Blues
     

Stomping the Blues

by Albert Murray
 

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This study of the blues by one of America's premier essayists and novelists will change old attitudes about a tradition that continues to feed the very heart of popular music—a blues that dances, shakes, shimmies, and exchanges bad news for stomping, rollicking, pulse-quickening good times.

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This study of the blues by one of America's premier essayists and novelists will change old attitudes about a tradition that continues to feed the very heart of popular music—a blues that dances, shakes, shimmies, and exchanges bad news for stomping, rollicking, pulse-quickening good times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306803628
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
08/28/1989
Series:
Quality Paperbacks Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author


Albert Murray was born in Alabama in 1916. A cultural critic, biographer, essayist, and novelist, he has taught at several colleges, including Colgate and Barnard, and his works include The Omni-Americans, South to a Very Old Place(nominated for a National Book Award), The Hero and the Blues, and Trading Twelve: The Selected Letters of Ralph Ellison and Albert Murray. He has also won the ASCAP–Deems Taylor Award for Stomping the Blues.

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