Blue Chicago : the search for authenticity in urban blues clubs / David Grazian

Author(s): Grazian, David
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Subjects: Blues (Music)--Illinois--Chicago--Social aspects
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2003
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xix, 303 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Prologue: How Blue Can You Get: A Night in a Chicago Blues Club
Introduction: Black and Tan Fantasy: Searching for the Chicago Blues 1
1. Blues in Black and White: The Politics of Race and Authenticity 33
2. The Fashion of Their Dreams: Inventing Authenticity in the Nocturnal City 61
3. Like Therapy: The Blues Club as a Haven 87
4. Keepin' It Real: Chicago Blues Musicians and the Search for Authenticity 125
5. Chicago Confidential: The Rise of the Blues Club as a Tourist Attraction 165
6. Sweet Home Chicago: Selling Authenticity in the Urban Metropolis 197
7. Conclusion: The Search for Authenticity 229
Notes 243
Bibliography 279
Index 293
Notes: LCCN: 2002015511
ISBN: 0226305686 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-292) and index
Contents: Blues in black and white : the politics of race and authenticity -- The fashion of their dreams : inventing authenticity in the nocturnal city -- Like therapy : the blues club as a haven -- Keepin' it real : Chicago blues musicians and the search for authenticity -- Chicago confidential : the rise of the blues club as a tourist attraction -- Sweet home Chicago : selling authenticity in the urban metropolis
OCLC Number: 50645549
ISBN/ISSN: 0226305686