Big star fallin' mama: five women in Black music

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Viking Press, Jan 1, 1974 - Biography & Autobiography - 150 pages
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Portraits of five black women and the kind of music they sang during a period of social change. Includes Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Mahalia Jackson, Billie Holiday, and Aretha Franklin.

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Contents

The Blues Singular and Plural
9
Ma Rainey
25
Bessie Smith
41
Copyright

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