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Irish Folk, Trad and Blues A Secret History by Colin Harper

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Published by Reynolds & Hearn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Contemporary popular music,
  • Genres & Styles - Rock,
  • Blues,
  • Rock Music,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Genres & Styles - Blues,
  • Genres & Styles - Folk & Traditional,
  • Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal,
  • MUSIC, IRISH,
  • Music / Blues,
  • Music / General,
  • Blues (Music),
  • Folk music,
  • Folk musicians,
  • History and criticism,
  • Ireland

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsTom Dunne (Foreword)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8763523M
ISBN 101901447405
ISBN 109781901447408

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