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2 edition of Really the blues. found in the catalog.

Really the blues.

Mezz Mezzrow

Really the blues.

By Mezz Mezzrow and Bernard Wolfe.

by Mezz Mezzrow

  • 55 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musicians -- Correspondence, reminiscences, etc.,
  • Jazz.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAnchor books. Anchor original
    ContributionsWolfe, Bernard,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML419 M5 A3 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination348p.
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18801360M

    Get this from a library! Really the blues. [Mezz Mezzrow; Bernard Wolfe; Ben Ratliff] -- Mezz Mezzrow was a boy from Chicago who learned to play the sax in reform school and pursued a life in music and a life of crime. He moved from Chicago to New Orleans to New York, working in brothels. Editions for Really the Blues: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), 08 Cited by:

    Real Blues Book C Edition. blues essentials are included in this collection: All Your Love (I Miss Loving) • Baby Please Don’t Go • Big Boss Man • Blues Before Sunrise • The Blues Is Alright • Boom Boom • Born Under a Bad Sign • Cheaper to Keep Her • Come on in My Kitchen • Crosscut Saw • Damn Right, I’ve Got the Blues • Dust My Broom • Every Day I Have the. Really the blues by Mezz Mezzrow, Janu , Citadel edition, Paperback in EnglishCited by:

    Books shelved as blues: Deep Blues: A Musical and Cultural History of the Mississippi Delta by Robert Palmer, Escaping the Delta: Robert Johnson and the. Genre/Form: Jazz Biographies Criticism, interpretation, etc Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mezzrow, Mezz, Really the blues.


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