Paul Garon

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Paul Garon is an American author, writer, and editor, noted for his meditations on surrealist works, and also a noted scholar on blues as a musical and cultural movement. He was one of the founding editors of Living Blues magazine in 1970. Garon and his wife Beth currently operate Beasley Books, a rare book business in Chicago. He is also a founding partner of the Chicago Rare Book Center, in Evanston, Illinois.

Works, books, and references[edit]

  • What's the Use of Walking if There's A Freight Train Going Your Way? Black Hoboes and Their songs. with Gene Tomko
  • Woman With Guitar: Memphis Minnie's Blues, with Beth Garon
  • Blues and the Poetic Spirit
  • The Forecast Is Hot: Tracts & Other Collective Declarations of the Surrealist Movement in the United States 1966–1976, with Franklin Rosemont and Penelope Rosemont
  • The Devil's Son-In-Law: The Story of Peetie Wheatstraw and His Songs
  • Rana Mozelle: Surrealist Texts
  • The Charles H. Kerr Company Archives 1885–1985: A Century of Socialist and Labor Publishing
  • "White Blues," Race Traitor 4 (1995), [1]


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