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cover of Sounds So Good to Me

Sounds So Good to Me

by Barry Lee Pearson

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HLP Songs & Ballads
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780812211719
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$25.00

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175 pages. A close look "deeply into the musicians' traditional mask and to use tradition as a way of approaching the art form." The blues men's stories are used as a "vehicle to celebrate the artists and to shed light on what they do so well." Includes fourteen pages of b/w photos of the blues men interviewed. Covers… Read more
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cover of Feel Like Going Home

Feel Like Going Home

by Peter Guralnick

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HLP Songs & Ballads
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780394747064
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$10.00

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260 pages. Portraits in Blues and Rock 'N' Roll.
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$10.00
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Ballads, Blues, and the Big Beat

by Donald Myrus

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HLP Songs & Ballads
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
Second Printing
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$15.00

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136 pages. "Highlights of American Folk Singing from Leadbelly to Dylan" with plenty of b/w photos. Ex library. Front cover has color illustration. Covers are intact, with some wear including smudging, rubbing and light bumping on the corners. Library Dewey Decimal mark on lower spine. The pages are clean with no markings noted except the library discard notice on the flyleaf.… Read more
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cover of Ballads, Blues, and the Big Beat

Ballads, Blues, and the Big Beat

by Donald Myrus

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HLP Songs & Ballads
Published
1966
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$20.00

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136 pages. "Highlights of American Folk Singing from Leadbelly to Dylan" with plenty of b/w photos Dust jacket is clipped. Dust jacket is rubbed and chipped, but mostly intact on the front and spine. The back has a tear-out on an upper corner, and major peeling over the text - see pictures. The light blue cloth covers are very clean… Read more
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cover of In Search of the Blues

In Search of the Blues

by Marybeth Hamilton

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HLP Songs & Ballads
Published
2008
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780465028580
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$25.00

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309 pages history including ~50 pages of research notes and index. Only NF because there are some pencil erasures on the flyleaf. Jacket, covers and pages are very clean. Pages are crisp and unmarked.
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cover of The Country Blues

The Country Blues

by Samuel B Charters

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HLP Songs & Ballads
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Printing
ISBN
9780306800146
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$20.00

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288 pages. Reproduction of the 1959 publication with new introduction and the permission of the author. Covers are clean with some mild bumping and creasing. Pages are very clean with a tear (~1" on page vii) and no markings noted except the penciled price on the flyleaf.
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cover of The Legacy of the Blues

The Legacy of the Blues

by Samuel Barclay Charters

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HLP Songs & Ballads
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Printing
ISBN
9780306800542
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$30.00

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192 pages. Cover is clean with some light chipping - see photos. Corners and spine ends show very light wear. Pages are very clean with no markings noted except a small price stamp on the flyleaf.
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cover of Deep Blues: A Musical and Cultural History of the Mississippi Delta

Deep Blues: A Musical and Cultural History of the Mississippi Delta

by Robert Palmer

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HLP Songs & Ballads
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780140062236
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$20.00

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310 pages. Evolution of the Blues in America. Includes Discography, Bibliography and Index. Cover is intact with some chips and creases, but has no markings. Pages are clean with no markings noted.
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cover of Country Blues Songbook

Country Blues Songbook

by Stefan Grossman, Hal Grossman and Stephen Cait

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HLP Songs & Ballads
Published
May 1973
Condition
VG-
ISBN
9780825601378
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$20.00

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208 Pages. "The lyrics, melody line, and chord diagrams for over 120 great country blues, as played and sung by Skip James, Son House, Robert Johnson, John Hurt, Lightnin' Hopkins and many more, some never before published." Very clean copy with tight spine, crisp pages and no markings, except for a previous owner name stamp blocked out with red marker… Read more
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