The Blues

The Blues

A Visual History

Book - 2014
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Originating in the African-American communities of the Deep South in the late nineteenth century, the blues gave birth to jazz, R&B, rock, punk, and country. From the impassioned slide guitar of the Mississippi Delta, to the electric sounds of Chicago's street corners, to the improvised jams of blues- rock, The Blues explores the many forms this quintessentially American music has taken. All the great pioneers are here, including Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Bessie Smith, and John Lee Hooker, along with the many musicians they influenced who put their own unique spin on the genre.
 
As well as tracing the evolution of the blues through its various styles, this musical journey features profiles of no fewer than fifty key artists--including fact files with biographical information, recording histories and more.
Publisher: New York : Sterling, 2014.
ISBN: 9781454912538
1454912537
Branch Call Number: 781.643 Evans 11/2014
Characteristics: 256 p. :,ill. (some col.), portraits ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Gordon, Robert 1961-

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