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Title Ragged but right : black traveling shows, "coon songs," and the dark pathway to blues and jazz / Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff.
Author Abbott, Lynn, 1946-
Publication Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2007.
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 461 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Call # 781.652 A
Series American made music series
American made music series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-426) and indexes.
Contents Coon songs, big shows, and black stage stars of the Ragtime era -- The spirit of the smart set -- Blues for the sideshow tent -- "Under canvas" : African American tented minstrelsy and the untold story of Allen's New Orleans Minstrels, the Rabbit's Foot Company, the Florida Blossoms, and Silas Green from New Orleans.
Subject African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.
Minstrel shows -- United States -- History.
Tent shows -- United States -- History.
Sideshows -- United States -- History.
Addl. Author Seroff, Doug.
ISBN 1578069017 (cloth : alk. paper) :
9781578069019 (cloth : alk. paper)

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 Central 3rd Fl - AMMS Non-Fic  781.652 A    CHECK SHELVES