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The chitlin' circuit : and the road to rock 'n' roll / Preston Lauterbach.

Author/creator Lauterbach, Preston
Format Book and Print
Edition1st ed.
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton, ©2011.
Descriptionxi, 338 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents Nondescript places -- A hundred dollars crooked -- The midget maestro -- The stroll -- Sunset -- Rock and stomp opus -- The loser goes to the hospital, the winner goes to jail -- The bronze peacock -- The gate swings -- 'Tween the Tip In Inn and the Church of God -- Roy Brown's good rockin' revival -- Female trouble -- All part of the game -- A little like going to heaven -- Crossover -- Shootin' and cuttin' and shit -- The hardest-working man in show business -- Renewal.
Abstract "A definitive account of the birth of rock 'n' roll in black America...The Chitlin' Circuit brings us into the sweaty back rooms where such stars as James Brown, B. B. King, and Little Richard got their start."
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [301]-321) and index.
LCCN 2011007209
ISBN9780393076523 (hardcover)
ISBN0393076520 (hardcover)

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