Blueswomen: Profiles of 37 Early Performers, with an Anthology of Lyrics, 1920-1945

Blueswomen: Profiles of 37 Early Performers, with an Anthology of Lyrics, 1920-1945

by Anna Stong Bourgeois

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ISBN-13: 9780786421220
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 10/12/2004
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Anna Strong Bourgeois lives in Manitou Beach, Michigan.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvi
Prefacevii
Introduction1
The Performers19
Lucille Bogan21
Liza Brown28
Margaret Carter31
Ida Cox34
Mary Dixon43
Lizzie Douglas (Memphis Minnie)45
Cleo Gibson59
Lilian Goodner61
Rosa Henderson63
Bertha Hill65
Alberta Hunter67
Edith North Johnson75
Lil Johnson77
Mary Johnson84
Virginia Liston86
Lil Mae87
Alice Moore89
Monette Moore91
Hazel Myers94
Jenny Pope96
Ma Rainey98
Issie Ringgold103
Irene Scuggs106
Bessie Smith108
Clara Smith111
Elizabeth Smith117
Mamie Smith119
Trixie Smith129
Victoria Spivey131
Priscilla Stewart139
Hociel Thomas141
Sippie Wallace143
Lorraine Walton147
Georgia White149
Margaret Whitmore150
Edna Winston152
Ma Yancey158
Discography161
Works Cited169
Index of Themes171
Index to First Lines174

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