The World Don't Owe Me Nothing [electronic resource] : The Life and Times of Delta Bluesman Honeyboy Edwards.
- Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 1997.
1 online resource (305 p.)
- Blues musicians -- Biography -- United States
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- Blues musicians.
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- This vivid oral snapshot of an America that planted the blues is fullof rhythmic grace. From the son of a sharecropper to an itinerantbluesman, Honeyboy's stories of good friends Charlie Patton, Big WalterHorton, Little Walter Jacobs, and Robert Johnson are a godsend to bluesfans. History buffs will marvel at his unique perspective and firsthandaccounts of the 1927 Mississippi River flood, vagrancy laws, makeshiftcourts in the back of seed stores, plantation life, and the Depression.
- Front Cover; Table of Contents; Chapter One: All the people flowed to the Mississippi Delta.; Chapter Two: The water overflowed her heart.; Chapter Three: I kept that guitar in my hands.; Chapter Four: Honey can play now!; Chapter Five: I wasn't going back to them fields.; Chapter Six: The world don't owe me nothing!; Chapter Seven: I was just up and down the road.; Chapter Eight: I had three ways of making it.; Chapter Nine: Everything sounded good to me.; Chapter Ten: Robert was crazy about women and crazy about his whiskey.; Chapter Eleven: We was all just country boys.
Chapter Twelve: Daddy, you can be my lemon squeezer!Chapter Thirteen: I didn't give a damn about nothing.; Chapter Fourteen: I had to go back to Coahoma before I got found.; Chapter Fifteen: He didn't know how good he was.; Chapter Sixteen: We did so good together, I kept her.; Chapter Seventeen: The blues is something that keeps you moving.; Chapter Eighteen: It don't always matter how good you play.; Chapter Nineteen: Chicago used
- Description based upon print version of record.
- Herbert, Janis Contributor
Frank, Michael Robert Contributor
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