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Memphis Blues: Birthplace of a Music Tradition (Images of America Series)

By: Bearden, William

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2006-04-24

Seller ID: 001046

ISBN: 0738542377

Condition: New


New paperback book copy titled Memphis Blues: Birthplace of a Music Tradition by William Bearden. Foreword by Knox Phillips.Images of America series. From the book cover: The blues was born in the Mississippi Delta, and since that fateful night in 1903 when W.C. Handy heard the mournful sound of a pocketknife sliding over the strings of an acoustic guitar and the plaintive song of a long forgotten musician in the hot night of Tutwiler, Mississippi, the blues has been on a journey around the world. Charleston SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2006. 128 pages. 6.5 x 9.25 inches, 24 cm. Current list price ... View more info