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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Robin Miles

Fiction • 15 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2017

The award-winning voice actor Robin Miles has a wonderful affinity for accents and character voices. This intimate look at the rise of Chicago's electric blues and the Chess Record label in the late 1940s and '50s gives her a perfect stage. Miles produces a myriad of character voices--from legendary bluesman Muddy Waters's Mississippi growl to harmonica player Little Walter's insistent tone to Leonard Chess's Yiddish intonations. Miles also finds the easy warmth and pulsating sense of discovery that sweeps the interracial couple Leeba Groski and Red Dupree from the first chords of a love song to the front lines of the Civil Rights movement. This is a big-hearted story that can only be told with the rhythm of the blues. B.P. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2017]

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2017

CD ISBN 9781470812867 $39.95 • Twelve CDs

DD ISBN 9781470812911 $22.95


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2017

CD ISBN 9781470812850 $118.00 • Twelve CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781470812874 $29.95 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781470812904 multiple sources

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