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The Autobiography of a Jukebox
Cornelius Eady

Carnegie Mellon University Press



Contents

• HOME FRONT
I'm a Fool to Love You
• Money Won't Change It (but time will take you on)
• Who Wrote the Book of Love?
• My Mother's Blues About the Numbers
• The Yankee Dollar
• The House
• Hesitation Blues
• Leavin' Trunk
• I Want to Fly like Superman
• Johnny on the Mainline
• Santa Claus (come straight to the ghetto)
• Almost Grown
• Too Young to Know
• Them That Got
• I'm Walkin'
• 'Buked and Scorned
• I Don't Want Nobody to Give Me Nothing (open up the door, I'll get it myself)
• King Snake

• RODNEY KING BLUES
• The Cab Driver Who Ripped Me Off
• Rodney King Blues
• Anger
• What Is Hip?
• The Killing Floor
• Nobody's Fault But Mine
• Dread

• THE BRUISE OF THE LYRIC
• Why Was I Born? A Duet Between John Coltrane and Kenny Burrell
• Photo of a Max Roach Solo, 1964
• Photo of Miles Davis at Lennies-on-the-Turnpike, 1968
• Photo of Dexter Gordon, About to Solo, 1965
• Photo of Milt Jackson, 1964
• Photo of Eric Dolphy, 1960
• Chuck Berry

• SMALL MOMENTS
• Youngblood
• Tramp
• Cornbread
• Charlie Chaplin Impersonates a Poet
• A Small Moment
• Walt Whitman Mall
• The Death of Sam Patch
• I'll Fly Away
• Eye Sight to the Blind
• Little Red Rooster
• Hard Times

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