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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.,
  • Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesFly boy in the buttermilk.
StatementGreg Tate.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3479 .T35 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination285 p. ;
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1560425M
ISBN 100671729659
LC Control Number91041561

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