[A] heartwarming pictorial and narrative history....The book's brilliance is in its kaleidoscopic display of a rare treasury of old photographs and poster, interspersed with illuminating quotes from Sissle and Blake ....This book exuberantly revives a lost period of theatrical history. (Newsday
The authors gathered these recollections directly from two fascinating subjects; in fact, much of the story is told in the musicians' own words....This volume is one of the more substantial contributions to the study of black musical heritage. (Library Journal
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