Big Bill Blues: William Broonzy's Story As Told To Yannick Bruynoghe
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Big Bill Blues: William Broonzy's Story As Told To Yannick Bruynoghe
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Cassell, London, 1955, First Edition for US distribution. First published in English by Cassell in 1955, this copy is one of 750 issued for the American market in 1956 with a Grove Press dust jacket; with “in England” stamped to the copyright page, and bound in black cloth. An anecdotal account of the great Delta bluesman’s life as told to Yannick Bruynoge, in which Broonzy recounts his early move to Chicago, his prolific recording career of the 1930’s and 40’s, and eventual ”rediscovery” by the folk revivalists of the 1950s, a time in which he enjoyed late career success, particularly in Europe. About near fine in black cloth, gilt stamped titles to spine, spine ends slightly pushed, spine is leaning. In a very good+ dust jacket, price clipped, touch of loss at the spine ends, lightly soiled, rubbing to rear panel at the hinge, edge creasing with short closed tear to top edge of bottom cover, now in mylar sleeve. A scarce title in this issue. J2304

Big Bill Blues: William Broonzy's Story As Told To Yannick Bruynoghe
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Big Bill Blues: William Broonzy's Story As Told To Yannick Bruynoghe
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Big Bill Blues: William Broonzy's Story As Told To Yannick Bruynoghe
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Big Bill Blues: William Broonzy's Story As Told To Yannick Bruynoghe
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Big Bill Blues: William Broonzy's Story As Told To Yannick Bruynoghe
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