Robert Neff and Anthony Connor blues collection : [oral history], 1973-1974 (inclusive).

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Robert Neff and Anthony Connor blues collection : [oral history], 1973-1974 (inclusive).

Between June 1973 and Oct. 1974, Robert Neff and Anthony Connor interviewed leading blues artists for a book, Blues (Boston: David R. Godine, 1975). After the book was published, the unedited tapes were donated to Oral History, American Music.

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