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The Chitlin' Circuit

And the Road to Rock 'n' Roll

by Preston Lauterbach

Hardcover, 338 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $26.95 |


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And the Road to Rock 'n' Roll
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Combining firsthand reporting with historical research, a music journalist provides a musical history of the birth of rock 'n' roll in the black juke joints where James Brown and B.B. King got their start. 17,000 first printing.