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B.B. King : there is always one more time

Author: David McGee
Publisher: San Francisco : Backbeat Books, ©2005.
Series: Lives in music (San Francisco (Calif.))
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Overview: The Lives in Music series meshes biography with discography. This debut title profiles the legendary King of Blues, B.B. King. An opening essay charts his life from childhood in the Mississippi Delta up to his first studio session. The author then takes an inside look at his distinguished career, album by album, offering a critical appraisal of each recording and a portrait of the making of each album.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Discography
Named Person: B B King; B B King; B B King; B B King
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David McGee
ISBN: 0879308435 9780879308438
OCLC Number: 60393501
Description: 352 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue --
Delta born, Delta raised, Delta scarred --
Memphis : arrival, retreat, return --
Modern age --
Pre-album singles: an artist revealed --
Crown albums --
Ain't nothing but a business --
Drifting blues --
Manhattan transfer --
Rebirth --
Give me a thrill, Stew --
What's up, Doc? --
Consolidating the gains --
Doc: dum spiro spero --
Auditing the regency --
Summitry of a higher order --
Simplify, simplify, simplify! --
Epilogue --
Anthologies and overviews: a buyer's guide --
Endnotes --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
About the author / photo credits --
Index.
Series Title: Lives in music (San Francisco (Calif.))
Responsibility: by David McGee.
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Merging biography with discography, this exciting guide to the life and musical genius of a blues legend begins with King's life as a boy in the Mississippi Delta and uses interviews with the artist  Read more...

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