The Life and Times of Big Bill Broonzy

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Bob Riesman tells the life story of Big Bill Broonzy, a major figure in American blues and folk music. Reisman’s groundbreaking biography I Feel So Good: The Life and Times of Big Bill Broonzy, traces Big Bill’s career—from his rise as a nationally prominent blues star, to his influential role in the post-World War II folk revival, to his overseas tours in the 1950s, which ignited the British blues-rock explosion of the 1960s.