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Bourgeois blues an American memoir by Jake Lamar

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Published by Plume in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Lamar, Jake.,
  • Journalists -- United States -- Biography.,
  • African American journalists -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJake Lamar.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN4874.L2 A3 1991b
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p. ;
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1744569M
ISBN 100452269113
LC Control Number92053557

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Series: Real Book Series Composer: Various 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. Lord, in a bourgeois town It's a bourgeois town I got the bourgeois blues Gonna spread the news all around Home of the brave, land of the free I don't wanna be mistreated by no bourgeoisie Lord, in a bourgeois town Uhm, the bourgeois town I got the bourgeois blues Gonna spread the news all around Well, me and my wife we were standing upstairs. Series: Fake Book Composer: Various The most comprehensive single-volume blues publication ever, with songs spanning the entire history of the genre. Every major blues artist is well-represented, including Howlin' Wolf, Robert Johnson, B.B. King, Billie Holiday, Leadbelly, Alberta Hunter, Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Witherspoon, Bessie Smith, Sonny Boy.   Somewhat less remembered, even locally, is Lead Belly's "Bourgeois Blues," a song he wrote during his visit to Washington, D.C., on J And as a first impression of Washington, it was an incisive, damning indictment of the city’s rampant Jim Crow segregation conveyed in 3 minutes of rippling string blues.