Cousin Joe: Blues from New Orleans

Cousin Joe: Blues from New Orleans



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ISBN-13: 9780226411989
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 05/19/1998
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.72(w) x 8.82(h) x 0.73(d)

About the Author

PLEASANT JOSEPH was born in Wallace, Louisiana, just outside of New Orleans in 1907. Known as "Cousin Joe," he was a self-taught musician who got his start in gospel singing. His album Bad Luck Blues was named 1972 Blues Album of the Year in France. He died in New Orleans in 1989.

HARRIET J. OTTENHEIMER is Emerita Professor of Anthropology and American Ethnic Studies for Kansas State University. She is focusing on writing and research.

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