Shirley Collins

America Over The Water

(First Printing)

Main Details
Credits
Author Shirley Collins
Foreword by David Tibet
First Published by SAF Publishing Limited
Printed by Cromwell Press
Cover/Jacket Design by David Nobakht
Cover photo Valery Pisigin
Date
First Printing
Identifying Codes
ISBN 10 0 9467 19 66 7
Price UK - £ 20.00
Price USA - $ 30.00
Format Hardback
Publication Location UK
Genre
Page Count 223 pages
Language English
Original Language English
Chapters Acknowledgements
Photographic Credits
Contents
Foreword By David Tibet
1. The Beginning
2. Leaving Home - London 1953
3. The Voyage Out
4. Hastings 1935 - The Family
5. The Train To California
6. Hastings - The War Years
7. California To New York
8. Hastings - Doodlebug Days
9. Virginia
10. Hastings - Substandard
11. Kentucky
12. Hastings 1947 - Home Life
13. In Search Of The Memphis Jug Band - 1959
14. Post-war Hastings - 1948
15. Alabama
16. Hastings 1950 - Bobby Sox
17. Mississippi
18. Hastings 1950 - The Flicks
19. Arkansas
20. Hastings 1951 - "Words, words, words"
21. Georgia Sea Island Of St Simons
22. Hastings 1952 - Getting Closer
23. The Ending
Appendices
Shirley Collins Discography
Discography Of 1959 Recordings
Recording Logs
Index



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