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Burn, baby! burn! the autobiography of Magnificent Montague by Nathaniel Montague

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Montague, Nathaniel, -- 1928-,
  • Disc jockeys -- United States -- Biography,
  • African Americans -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index

StatementMagnificent Montague with Bob Baker
GenreBiography
SeriesMusic in American life
ContributionsBaker, Bob, 1947-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML429.M68 A3 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 192 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18151338M
ISBN 100252028732
LC Control Number2003002473

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