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Author Oliver, Paul, 1927-2017.

Title Blues fell this morning : meaning in the blues / Paul Oliver ; with a foreword by Richard Wright.

Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  781.64309 OLIV  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description xxiv, 348 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Originally published: London : Cassell, 1960.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 290-303) and indexes.
Includes discography: pages 304-[334].
Contents 1 Got to work or leave 12 -- 2 Railroad for my pillow 43 -- 3 Pains in my heart 69 -- 4 I'm a rooster, baby 95 -- 5 Jinx is on me 117 -- 6 Let the deal go down 138 -- 7 Evil and mean and funny 165 -- 8 Goin' to take a rap 188 -- 9 World black as midnight 215 -- 10 Going down slow 243 -- 11 Blues like showers of rain 265.
Summary This is a new, thoroughly revised edition of Paul Oliver's classic study of the blues. First published in 1960, this remarkable book has not been superseded and its reappearance will be welcomed by all who wish to understand the complexity of meaning in the blues and the experiences which they expressed.
Subject Blues (Music) -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0521377935 (paperback)
0521374375