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Published: 01 September 2011

224 Pages | 40 photographs


ISBN: 9780195395570

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Preachin' the Blues

The Life and Times of Son House

Daniel Beaumont

  • The first biography of legendary Delta bluesman Son House
  • Ventures beyond the usual analysis of House as driven by religious guilt for playing "the Devil's music"
  • Provides uniquely subtle commentary on the influence of blues on American culture

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