Black Pearls : Blues Queens of the 1920s

By: Harrison, Daphne Duval

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Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Maroon cloth with silver titles on spine. Near fine with only very light shelf wear. Jacket is similar, with a few minor, almost unnoticeable, bits of edge wear. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 279 +Bibliography pages; Serious study of the female blues singers who, for the most part, preceded and influenced the male singers. Includes discussions of Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Mamie Smith, Sippie Wallace, Alberta Hunter, Victoria Spivey and many more. Important book for anyone interested in the blues.

Title: Black Pearls : Blues Queens of the 1920s

Author Name: Harrison, Daphne Duval

Categories: Music,

Edition: Second Printing

Publisher: New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 13222

Keywords: Music African - American Blues Classic Blues American Roots Music Jazz Black Negro Women