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In Search of the Blues

In Search of the Blues
Author: Marybeth Hamilton
ISBN 13: 9780465018123
ISBN 10: 465018122
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication Date: 2009-06-30
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
List Price: $17.99

A revisionist account which claims that, archaic and primeval though the music may sound, “Delta blues” emerged in the late twentieth century, the culmination of a longstanding white fascination with black singers untainted by modernity.