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The Devil's Music: A History of the Blues (A Harvest/HBJ book): Oakley, Giles

The Devil's Music: A History of the Blues (A Harvest/HBJ book)

Oakley, Giles

ISBN 10: 0156255863 / ISBN 13: 9780156255868
Published by U.S.A.: Harcourt, 1978
Used Condition: Fine Soft cover
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This is a First Harvest/HBJ edition of the historical development of the blues. Stories about ll the great bluesmen. The book is in Fine condition with bright wrappers and no marks or creases. Bookseller Inventory # 40-1214

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Title: The Devil's Music: A History of the Blues (A...

Publisher: U.S.A.: Harcourt

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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This primer on the historical development of the blues considers the psychological, cultural, and artistic elements that combined--sometime before the turn of the century--to form the blues

About the Author:

In 1976, Giles Oakley helped produce the acclaimed five-part BBC documentary The Devil's Music, which resulted in this book. He has since coproduced numerous prime-time programs and series for BBC-TV and has contributed to many books and journals.

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