Tuesday, May 15, 2007
American Legacy Music Issue
The current issue of American Legacy: The Magazine of African-American Music History & Culture is a special Music Issue. Included in the issue is the cover story on Sammy Davis, and stories on Florence Mills, Deford Bailey, King Oliver, and an account of the true stories behind the ballads Stagolee and Frankie & Johnny. There are also short pieces on singer Sissieretta Jones (best known as Black Patti), and james Brown and excerpts from Richard Cook's recent book on Miles Davis. A fascinating collection of articles.
Here is the link for this issue.