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ISBN-10: 0883783452

ISBN-13: 9780883783450

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sterling D. Plumpp

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Home/Bassbrings to the forefront the myriad of folks that inhabit the up-South streets of Chicago or the unaltered roads of Mississippi, Arkansas, Georgia, and other pockets inhabited by Blacks throughout the South. Sterling Plumpp has lived with these folks—sharecroppers, preachers, misplaced Mississippi blues men and women. He has been in their houses, has dined at their tables, and has drunk at the bars on the corners. He is not a stranger to their articulations—voices that call to him from a Natchez cemetery, from the outskirts of some Mississippi Delta town, or settle on Maxwell Street in Chicago—all through the observant and often omnipresent lens of blues artist Willie Kent. Plumpp…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Publisher: Third World Press
Publication date: 10/30/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 225
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484

Foreword
Introduction
Prologue: Descendent
Maxwell Street
Narrator
When I Sing
From the Delta
I Paraphrase
My Name
Gathering Place
Neighborhood
Son
Why I Sing
West Side Story
I Can
On Credit
Tracks
I Pay
Yesterday
I Tote
Words
Task
Gigging
Mood/Moved
Borders
Wondering
Cultivation
Hard Times
Ramblings/Down Inside
Blues
Legacy
Home
Identity
Joy
I Cry
Riffs
History
Traveling
Rituals
Magnolia
History II
Amen
Sunset
Beginning