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Author Govenar, Alan B., 1952-

Title Deep Ellum : the other side of Dallas / Alan Govenar and Jay Brakefield.

Published College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
Edition First Texas A&M University Press edition.
Physical description 1 online resource (322 pages) : illustrations.
Series John and Robin Dickson series in Texas music
Notes Previously published under title: Deep Ellum and Central Track. Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 1998.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [281]-288) and index.
Contents Deep Ellum: fact and fiction -- "Deep Elem blues": song of the street -- The railroads create Deep Ellum -- William Sidney Pittman: architect of Deep Ellum -- Black Dallas -- Jewish pawnbrokers and merchants of Deep Ellum -- Blind Lemon Jefferson: downhome blues -- The contemporaries of Blind Lemon -- Blind Willie Johnson and Arizona Dranes: the "holy blues" of Deep Ellum -- Alex Moore: Dallas piano blues -- Buster Smith: Dallas jazz goes to Kansas City and New York -- Marvin Montgomery: the cross-fertilization of white and black musical styles -- The contemporaries of Marvin Montgomery: western swing, Texas fiddling, and the big "D" jamboree -- Benny Binion: gambling and the policy racket -- Deep Ellum's just too doggone slow: decline and rebirth.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Brakefield, Jay F., 1945-
Subject Popular music -- Texas -- Dallas -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- Texas -- Dallas -- Music -- History and criticism.
Deep Ellum (Dallas, Tex.) -- History.
Dallas (Tex.) -- Social life and customs.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781603449588 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1603449582 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781603449595 (e-book)