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The original blues : the emergence of the blues in African American vaudeville / Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff.

Author/creator Abbott, Lynn, 1946- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2017]
Copyright Notice ©2017
Descriptionviii, 420 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Other author/creatorSeroff, Doug, author.
Other author/creatorGreen, J. Ed, producer.
Other author/creatorMay, Butler "String Beans", performer.
Other author/creatorTheater Owners Booking Association, organization.
Other author/creatorT.O.B.A., organization.
Series American made music series
American made music series. ^A386424
Contents Saloon-theaters and park pavilions : the birth of southern vaudeville, 1899-1909 -- The death of J. Ed Green and the birth of State Street vaudeville -- The life, death, and untold legacy of Bluesman Butler "String Beans" May -- Male blues singers in southern vaudeville -- The rise of the blues queen : female blues pioneers in southern vaudeville -- Theater circuits, theater wars, and the formation of the T.O.B.A. -- "Yours for business" : the commercialization of the blues, 1920-26.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 383-387) and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Abbott, Lynn, 1946- Original blues Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2017] 9781496810038
Genre/formCriticism, interpretation, etc.
LCCN 2016020375
ISBN9781496810021 (hardcover alkaline paper)

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