Cover image for Goin' back to sweet Memphis : conversations with the blues
Title:
Goin' back to sweet Memphis : conversations with the blues
Author:
Hay, Frederick J., 1953-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xxxix, 271 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Blues really ringing around there like birds: Bukka White at the office -- I am the baby of Beale Street: Little Mae Glover, a.k.a. Big Memphis Ma Rainey -- Come on and be fair with a black man: Tommy Gary blows his harp -- When you through talking about your brick house, come see Furry's frame: Furry Lewis at seventy-three -- It don't 'bide a good man well for you to play them things: Fiddler Ernest "Boose" Taylor -- My daddy put me on stage when I was five years old: Little Laura Dukes and her ukulele -- Worth a thousand dollars a note: Big Amos Patton on the harmonica -- Why don't you cut me up some bream there: beer party at Joe Willie Wilkins's house with Houston Stackhouse and Willis "Hillbilly" Kenibrew.
ISBN:
9780820323015
Format :
Book