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Big star fallin" mama

Hettie Jones

Big star fallin" mama

five women in Black music.

by Hettie Jones

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American women musicians -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Blues (Music) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Musicians.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.,
  • Blues (Music)

  • About the Edition

    Portraits of five black women and the kind of music they sang during a period of social change. Includes Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Mahalia Jackson, Billie Holiday, and Aretha Franklin.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML82 .J65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination150 p.
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5413718M
    ISBN 100670164089
    LC Control Number73005152
    OCLC/WorldCa695514

    Best known for How I Became Hettie Jones, her memoir of the “Beat Scene,” Hettie Jones is the author of 24 books for children and adults, including the award-winning Big Star Fallin’ Mama, Five Women in Black Music. Drive, her first poetry collection, won the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber Award; it was followed by second and third collections, All Told and Doing In May of , Holiday was arrested and put on trial for possession of narcotics. “Sick and alone,” writes Hettie Jones in Big Star Fallin’ Mama: Five Women in Black Music, “she signed away her right to a lawyer and no one advised her to do otherwise.” Promised a “hospital cure in return for a plea of guilty,” she was instead.

      Big Road Blues Show 12/8/ Big Star Fallin’, Mama, ‘Taint Long Fo’ Day – The Blues of Blind Willie McTell Pt. 1. Posted by Jeff under 's Blues, 's Blues, 's Blues, 's Blues, Atlanta Blues, Interviews No Comments. The Big Book of Blues: A Biographical Encyclopedia Robert Santelli Big Road Blues: Tradition and Creativity in the Folk Blues David Evans Big Star Fallin' Mama: Five Women in Black Music Hettie Jones The Billboard Book of Number One Rhythm & Blues Hits Adam White, Fred Bronson Black and White Blues.

    Hettie Jones is the author of numerous books, including her memoir of the Beat scene How I Became Hettie Jones; the poetry collection Drive; and the young adult Big Star Fallin’ Mama: Five Women in Black Music. She has published in many newspapers and magazines, including the Village Voice, Global City Review, and Ploughshares. She currently Author: Hettie Jones. This book is a book that I really liked that I found during my picture book soak. The cover shows "Big Mama" with a group of kids, including a child in a wheelchair. The back of the jacket shows two children walking out of a gate with a house behind them. The cover is light pink with a blue spine and the end pages are turquoise/5.


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Hettie Jones’s twenty-three books for children and adults include her memoir of the Beat scene, How I Became Hettie Jones; the poetry collection Drive, which won the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber Award; Big Star Fallin’ Mama, Five Women in Black Music, honored by the New York Public Library; and No Woman No Cry, a memoir she authored for Bob Marley’s widow, Rita.Posterity may one day decide that Hettie Jones did more for black culture with such celebratory childrens’ books as “Big Star Fallin’ Mama: Five Women in Black Music” and by co-authoring.Fox told her about A.A., gave her the Big Book, and finally persuaded her to meet with Bill W.

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