Blood and the Blues Paperback
Daring Escapes, Dangerous Songs: The Legacy of Slavery's Underground Railroad
by Danny Smith;
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A Bird's Eye View from Eden
Compelling record of the perils of America's runaway slaves and an investigation into their deeply spiritual music
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Blood and the Blues
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Some risked everything - their fortune, even their lives - drawing out an intensity of Christian conviction rarely seen. And the dangerous songs... songs that passed on secret messages that meant life and death for slaves about to escape, to outrun the patrols, posses and gunmen who would be like hellhounds on their trail. This gripping and compelling record reveals the perilous exploits of America's runaway slaves, and an investigation into their astounding music: Spirituals and Blues.
Their music, born in slavery and oppression, gave the world a beat that would change the global musical landscape forever.
Blood and the Blues by Danny Smith was published by Authentic in January 2009 and is our 60269th best seller. The ISBN for Blood and the Blues is 9781860247095.
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Details for Blood and the Blues
|Author / Artist||Danny Smith|
|Publisher||Authentic (January 2009)|
|Number of Pages||232|
|Page last updated||23rd September 2014|