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The Resource Big star fallin' mama : five women in Black music, Hettie Jones ; foreword by Nelson George

Big star fallin' mama : five women in Black music, Hettie Jones ; foreword by Nelson George

Label
Big star fallin' mama : five women in Black music
Title
Big star fallin' mama
Title remainder
five women in Black music
Statement of responsibility
Hettie Jones ; foreword by Nelson George
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
collective biography
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Jones, Hettie
Dewey number
  • 782.42/1643/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML82
LC item number
.J65 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
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  • Musicians
  • African Americans
  • Blues (Music)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Big star fallin' mama : five women in Black music, Hettie Jones ; foreword by Nelson George
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.130-133), discography (p. 134-136), and index
Contents
Ma Rainey -- Bessie Smith -- Mahalia Jackson -- Billie Holiday -- Aretha Franklin
Control code
tlc00278704
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
ix, 147 p.
Isbn
9780670856213
Lccn
94033469 /MN/r96
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 681791
  • (Sirsi) 681791
Label
Big star fallin' mama : five women in Black music, Hettie Jones ; foreword by Nelson George
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.130-133), discography (p. 134-136), and index
Contents
Ma Rainey -- Bessie Smith -- Mahalia Jackson -- Billie Holiday -- Aretha Franklin
Control code
tlc00278704
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
ix, 147 p.
Isbn
9780670856213
Lccn
94033469 /MN/r96
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 681791
  • (Sirsi) 681791

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