Stomping the Blues by Albert Murray
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Stomping the Blues
By Albert Murray

Stomping the Blues

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Stomping the Blues by Albert Murray

Book Awards

  • Joint winner for ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award 1977.

Book Description

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

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780306803628
ISBN-10: 0306803623
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 153mm x 18mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1989
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Albert Murray

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 ASCAPDeems Taylor Award for "Stomping the Blues.""

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