Previous ed. published, London: Cassell, 1955.
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Big Bill Blues: William Broonzy's Story [Yannick Bruynoghe, Big Bill Broonzy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Big Bill Blues: William Broonzy's Story/5(5). WELCOME TO FRIENDLY!!! What are you looking for Book "Big Bill Blues"?Click "Read Now PDF" / "Download", Get it for FREE, Register % Easily. You can read all your books for as long as a month for FREE and will get the latest Books Notifications. His autobiography, Big Bill Blues, was the first - and only - book ever written by a country blues musician. It captures the full flavour of Broonzy's unique voice as he tells about his thirty years of playing the blues. Here are intimate stories about other blues greats - Sleepy John Estes, Lonnie Johnson, Sonny Boy Williamson, Memphis Slim; Memphis Minnie, Washboard Sam - and descriptions of how . Big Bill Broonzy tells about his 30 years of playing the blues. There are intimate stories about other blues greats - Sleepy John Estes, Lonnie Johnson, Sonny Boy Williamson, Memphis Slim, Memphis Minnie, Washboard Sam - and descriptions of how he came up with the ideas for his songs.
London: Cassell & Company, Ltd., Before authors Sam Charters and Paul Oliver published their pioneering histories of the blues, bluesman Big Bill Broonzy took it upon himself to do a book about the blues and the world it came from, fleshed out by colorful, entertaining tales about himself and his friends who also sang the blues. Big Bill Blues: William Broonzy's Story As Told To Yannick Bruynoghe William Broonzy; Yannick Bruynoghe Published by Da Capo Press, New York (). BILL’S STORY W ar feverran high in the New England town to which we new, young ofﬁcers from Platts-burg were assigned, and we were ﬂattered when the ﬁrst citizens took us to their homes, making us feel heroic. Here was love, applause, war; moments sub-lime with intervals hilarious. I File Size: 67KB. His first record, "Big Bill's Blues", backed with "House Rent Stomp", credited to Big Bill and Thomps (Paramount ), was released in Although the recording was not well received, Paramount retained its new talent and in the next few years released more records by Big Bill and Thomps. The records sold poorly.
Big Bill Blues is a wonderful, folksy autobiography by one of the top blues musicians of the 20th century. Bill was poorly educated but he has a wonderful sense of irony (especially about race relations) & self-depricating humor that come out in both his songs and his book, which covers growing up black in the Jim Crow South, trying to make it as a blues musician, & recalling good times with his friends/5. Big Bill Blues: William Broonzy's Story Broonzy, William As Told To Bruynoghe, Yannick Published by Da Capo Press, New York, New York, U.S.A. (). View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Big Bill's Blues on Discogs.4/5(2). Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Big Bill Broonzy - Big Bill Broonzy at Discogs. Complete your Big Bill Broonzy collection.4/5(58).