Soul of the Man: Bobby ''Blue'' Bland

Soul of the Man: Bobby ''Blue'' Bland

by Charles Farley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604739190
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publication date: 02/07/2011
Series: American Made Music Series
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction: The Man 3

1 Memphis Monday Morning: 1945-1948 7

2 Loan Me a Helping Hand: 1949-1952 21

3 Little Boy Blue: 1930-1945 41

4 Army Blues: 1952-1954 49

5 Ain't It a Good Thing: 1955-1957 63

6 Dreamer: 1958-1960 79

7 Turn On Your Love Light: 1961-1962 97

8 Stormy Monday Blues: 1963-1964 117

9 Honky Tonk: 1965-1968 129

10 Touch of the Blues: 1969-1972 149

11 Lead Me On: 1973-1976 163

12 Gettin' Used to the Blues: 1977-1984 183

13 Members Only: 1985-1990 201

14 Walkin' & Talkin' & Singin' the Blues: 1991-1992 219

15 Years of Tears to Go: 1993-1999 229

16 Funny How Time Slips Away: 2000-2007 239

17 Farther Up the Road: 2008- 253

Epilogue 261

Awards 265

Selected Discography 267

Notes 270

Sources Cited 294

Interviews 305

Permission Acknowledgments 306

Index 307

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