This Fascinating Compendium Explains The Most Unusual, Obscure, And Curious Words And Expressions From Vintage Blues Music Utilizing Both Documentary Evidence And Invaluable Interviews With A Number Of Now Deceased Musicians From The 1920s And 30s, Blues Scholar Stephen Calt Unravels The Nuances Of Than Twelve Hundred Idioms And Proper Or Place Names Found On Oft Overlooked Race Records Recorded Between 1923 And 1949 From Aggravatin Papa To Yas Yas Yas And Everything In Between, This Truly Unique, Racy, And Compelling Resource Decodes A Neglected Speech For General Readers And Researchers Alike, Offering Invaluable Information About Black Language And American Slang.
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- 320 pages
- Barrelhouse Words
- Stephen Calt
- 27 October 2018 Stephen Calt