9780883783450

Home / Bass

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  • ISBN13:

    9780883783450

  • ISBN10:

    0883783452

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-06-30
  • Publisher: Ingram Pub Services

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Summary

Home/Bassbrings to the forefront the myriad of folks that inhabit the up-South streets of Chicago or the unaltered roads of Mississippi, Arkansas, Georgia, and other pockets inhabited by Blacks throughout the South. Sterling Plumpp has lived with these folkssharecroppers, preachers, misplaced Mississippi blues men and women. He has been in their houses, has dined at their tables, and has drunk at the bars on the corners. He is not a stranger to their articulationsvoices that call to him from a Natchez cemetery, from the outskirts of some Mississippi Delta town, or settle on Maxwell Street in Chicagoall through the observant and often omnipresent lens of blues artist Willie Kent. Plumpp is always mindful of the slow, steady rhythms of the blues, not as backdrop, but as the foundation and framework on which he structures the components of this book. With the publication of Home/Bass,Plumpp has once again captured the very essence of language and the blues from the inside out.

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