SKIFFLE:; The Story of Folk-song with a Jazz Beat. With a Foreword by Lonnie Donegan (The King of Skiffle)
first editionOriginal Boards
by Bird, Brian
London: Robert Hale, 1958. First Edition. Original Boards. Very Good/Good +. 119pp, index; 13pp illus from photographs. 8" x 5.25" This first book on the subject traces the history of skiffle from its slave and jazz roots through the 1950s. The second part of the book is a how-to for forming a skiffle band as well as a look at the "origins, progress and personalities" of Britain's most popular skiffle bands. (Inventory #: BOOKS017075I)
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