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

Author/creator Govenar, Alan B., 1952-
Other author/creatorBrakefield, Jay F., 1945-
Format Electronic and Book
Edition1st Texas A&M University Press ed.
Publication InfoCollege Station : Texas A&M University Press,
Descriptionx, 307 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Public Library Complete
Series John and Robin Dickson series in Texas music
John and Robin Dickson series in Texas music. ^A772110
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.
General notePreviously published under title: Deep Ellum and Central Track. Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 1998.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [281]-288) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2012041446
ISBN9781603449588 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN1603449582 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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