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The young b.b.broonzy 1928 - 1935

Big Bill Broonzy (performer)
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The young b.b.broonzy 1928 - 1935 The young b.b.broonzy 1928 - 1935

The young b.b.broonzy 1928 - 1935

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Title
The young b.b.broonzy 1928 - 1935
Performer
Big Bill Broonzy 1903-1958
Publisher
Yazoo, 1991
1 cd
Playing time
00:39:32
EAN
0016351011121
CDR
JAX0591
Placing suggestion
70 - Blues (NBLC) J2 - Blues, gospel en spirituals (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Big Bill Broonzy

Big Bill Broonzy (born Lee Conley Bradley, June 26, 1903 – August 14, 1958) was an American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. His career began in the 1920s, when he played country blues to mostly African-American audiences. Through the 1930s and 1940s he successfully navigated a transition in style to a more urban blues sound popular with working-class African-American audiences. In the 1950s a return to his traditional folk-blues roots made him one of the leading figures of the emerging American folk music revival and an international star. His long and varied career marks him as one of the key figures in the development of blues music in the 20th century.

Broonzy copyrighted more than 300 songs during his lifetime, including both adaptations of traditional folk songs and original blues songs. As a blues composer, he was unique in writing songs that reflected his rural-to-urban experiences.

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