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American singers by Whitney Balliett

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Singers -- United States -- Biography,
  • Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography

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StatementWhitney Balliett.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 178 p. ;
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23254823M
ISBN 100195025245

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