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Queen of theblues

Haskins, James

Queen of theblues

the story of Dinah Washington

by Haskins, James

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Published by W. Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, Dinah.,
  • Singers -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJim Haskins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML420.W2
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22416164M
    ISBN 100688048463

      Queen -- Roger Taylor, John Deacon, Freddie Mercury, and Brian May -- in , from the book "40 Years of Queen." courtesy of St. Martin's Press Queen continues to be in the public eye. Here is the story of Cincinnati's urban blues from its earliest recordings in the s through the triumph of King Records in the s to the blues resurgence of the early s/5.

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