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Photo Book Ben J. Murray (1955) - Rock ‘N Roll Stars On Parade, Pictorial Souvenir Album, (Kirjat)€50,00
R&B BLUES DOO-WOP JAZZ PHOTO SOUVENIR BOOK (1955): ROCK ‘N ROLL STARS ON PARADE
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!
Williams Andre - Sweets And Other Stories by (Kirjat)€12,00
The first fiction effort from Andre Williams! Sweets is a narrative which takes you for a wild ride from Chicago to Houston, New Orleans, and New York City, as a teenage girl finds herself in a family way, without a family. Forced to fend for herself, she is taken under the wing of a local pimp who entices her into prostitution. The adventures that follow are a free-for-all foray through the fantastic world of pimps and their women, funeral directors, gangs and drug running, with sidebar anecdotes that are guaranteed to appall, alarm and astonish. Extreme entries remain unedited, and none of Williams’ raw drawl storytelling style has been tampered with in this standout fiction debut.
Cousin Brucie Morrow - Doo Wop – The Music, The Times, The Era (Kirjat)€15,00
The spirit of the doo wop era, captured in spectacular visuals! This landmark volume by radio legend Cousin Brucie Morrow not only revisits the gorgeous, lilting harmonies of unforgettable doo wop favourites, but also traces music, politics, art, architecture and popular culture from doo wops 1940s roots up into the sixties. Chapters are filled with priceless memorabilia from the period, including duotone and full-colour archival photography, posters, album covers, newspaper articles, magazine covers, lyrics and more.