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Texas blues

Alan B. Govenar

Texas blues

the rise of a contemporary sound

by Alan B. Govenar

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Texas A&M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blues musicians -- Texas -- Interviews,
  • Blues (Music) -- Texas -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [555]-556), discography (p. [549]-554), and index.

    StatementAlan Govenar.
    GenreInterviews.
    SeriesThe John and Robin Dickson series in Texas music
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML394 .G68 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 599 p. :
    Number of Pages599
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22651772M
    ISBN 10158544605X
    ISBN 109781585446056
    LC Control Number2007039152


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