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The B.B. King reader : 6 decades of commentary

Author: Richard Kostelanetz; Jesse Reiswig
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : Hal Leonard, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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For more than 5 decades, BB King has been the consummate Blues performer. Published to coincide with his 80th birthday, this edition includes 18 interviews. In this volume, the best articles,  Read more...

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Named Person: B B King; B B King
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Kostelanetz; Jesse Reiswig
ISBN: 0634099272 9780634099274
OCLC Number: 61261290
Notes: Revised edition of: The B.B. King companion. c1997.
Description: xvi, 330 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. B.B. King: The Bach of blues / Richard Kostelanetz. Every day I have the blues. B.B. King : a golden anniversary (2000) / Colin Escott --
The blues (1964) / Stanley Edgar Hyman --
The sophisticated tradition (1972) / Richard Middleton --
From Itta Bena to fame (1952) / Jim Roberts. How blue can you get?. Rapping with the King (1970) / Tam Fiofori --
B.B. King (1971) / Michael Lydon --
B.B. King & John Lee Hooker (1993) / Jas Obrecht --
The influence of B.B. King (1968) / Barret Hansen --
Remembering my 1980 biography (1995) / Charles Sawyer. Lucille talks back. Conversation with B.B. King (1986) / Jerry Richardson and Rob Bowman --
Blues is King (1991) / Harold Steinblatt --
B.B. King (1980, 1991) / Tom Wheeler and Jas Obrecht --
Analysis of B.B. King's guitar style (1987) / Jerry Richardson. Paying the cost to be the boss. E pluribus bluesman (1991) / Gene Santoro --
In the studio, January 17, 1991 / Colin Escott --
The legacy : keep the hammer down (1996) / Charles Sawyer.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Kostelanetz ; assistant editor, Jesse Reiswig.

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