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Something about the Blues: An Unlikely Collection of Poetry

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Like Harlem renaissance poet Langston Hughes, who first popularized the blues as a poetic form, California Poet Laureate Al Young has written about the blues, played the blues and drawn inspiration from the blues. Something About the Blues uses the blues as a theme throughout 100 new and previously-published poems. Selections evoke the cold, hard city, love gone wrong and blues music itself, with tributes to Ma Rainey, Lena Horne and other notable performers. Something About the Blues includes an audio CD with Al Young's ...

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Something about the Blues: An Unlikely Collection of Poetry
2007, Sourcebooks Mediafusion, Naperville

ISBN-13: 9781402210648

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