Photo Book Ben J. Murray (1955) - Rock ‘N Roll Stars On Parade, Pictorial Souvenir Album, (Kirjat)

Photo Book Ben J. Murray (1955) - Rock ‘N Roll Stars On Parade, Pictorial Souvenir Album, (Kirjat)



Ben J. Murray: Rock ‘N Roll Stars On Parade, Pictorial Souvenir Album, A Rock ’n Roll Fan Club Publication, published by Ben J. Murray, Sayville, N.Y. Copyright 1955.

“Latest Pictures 140 Famous Rhythm ‘n Blues Stars.” Paperbound 8-1/2 x 11 book, 30 pages. Amazing collection of black and white photos of 140 blues, rhythm & blues, doo-wop and a few jazz artists including Muddy Waters, Ray Charles, Johnny Ace, Orioles, Lowell Fulson, Little Walter, Jimmy Reed, Bo Diddley, Jimmy Scott, Al Savage, Spaniels, Five Keys, Drifters, Lonnie Johnson, Louis Jordan, B.B. King, Cadillacs, Wini Brown, Wynonie Harris, Fats Domino, Bill Doggett, Lloyd Price, Ivory Joe Hunter, Big Joe Turner, Roy Milton, Savannah Churchill, Clyde McPhatter, Rivileers, Count Basie, Nutmegs, Memphis Slim, Titus Turner, Jazz Gillum, Swallows, Crickets (the black group), Othella Dallas, Royales, Midnighters, Danny Overbea, Spiders, Floyd Dixon, T-Bone Walker, Du-Droppers, Four Fellows, Roamers, Walkin’ Willie, Willie Mae Thornton, Scarlets, Rollee McGill, 5 Crowns, James Moody, Della Reese, Guitar Slim, Sticks McGhee, Camille Howard, Ruth Brown, LaVern Baker, Checkers, Willis Jackson, Bullmoose Jackson, Lynn Hope, Wild Bill Davis, Arnett Cobb, Nolan Lewis, Harptones, Counts, Penguins, Margie Day, Buddy Griffin (of Griffin Brothers), Milt Buckner, Johnny Hodges, Dell-Tones, Willows, Faye Adams, Dakota Staton, Dean Barlow, Tiny Bradshaw, Wilbert Harrison, Varetta Dillard, Larry Darnell, Ella Johnson, Buddy Johnson, Clovers, Nutmegs, Swallows, Sonny Thompson, Rusty Bryant, Cootie Williams, Jesse Powell, Eddie Davis, and many more, all African American acts except for two white groups (the Tri-Tones and Bill Haley and the Comets) and Johnny Otis. Foreword is an essay on the history of rock ‘n’ roll and its blues roots, written by Ben J. Murray, with a photo of Bessie Smith.

Very Fine condition. Minor wear on cover along the spine; staples are rusty. No creases, folds, tears, writing or markings. LIKE NEW!

9 in stock (can be backordered)