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Legends of the blues

Author: William Stout
Publisher: New York : Abrams ComicArts, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Stout presents 100 legends of the blues ranging from classic to contemporary, British and American, interpreting their iconic visages in dramatic portraiture that blends graphic design and humour with the stylisation of a master illustrator. Includes recommended playlists and an exclusive bonus music CD.
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Genre/Form: Portraits
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Stout
ISBN: 9781419706868 1419706861
OCLC Number: 808413731
Description: 223 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Discovering the Blues --
Albert Ammons --
Kokomo Arnold --
Fred Below --
Chuck Berry --
Big Maceo --
Big Maybelle --
Lucille Bogan --
Eddie Boyd --
Tiny Bradshaw --
Charles Brown --
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown --
Roy Brown --
Gus Cannon --
Ida Cox --
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup --
Cow Cow Davenport --
Walter Davis --
Bo Diddley --
Willie Dixon --
"Georgia Tom" Dorsey --
Champion Jack Dupree --
Blind Boy Fuller --
Jesse Fuller --
Lowell Fulson --
Jazz Gillum --
Guitar Slim --
Slim Harpo --
Wynonie Harris --
Screamin' Jay Hawkins --
Rosa Henderson --
Bertha "Chippie" Hill --
Billie Holiday --
Earl Hooker --
John Lee Hooker --
Lightnin' Hopkins --
Walter "Shaky" Horton --
Howlin' Wolf --
Helen Humes --
Alberta Hunter --
Elmore James --
Skip James --
Frankie "Half Pint" Jaxon --
Lonnie Johnson --
Pete Johnson --
Robert Johnson --
Blind Willie Johnson --
Louis Jordan --
Albert King --
B.B. King --
Lead Belly --
J.B. Lenoir --
Meade "Lux" Lewis --
Smiley Lewis --
Lightnin' Slim --
Little Walter --
Lonesome Sundown --
Willie Mabon --
Sara Martin --
Percy Mayfield --
Papa Charlie McCoy --
Kansas Joe McCoy --
Jimmy McCracklin --
Mississippi Fred McDowell --
Memphis Slim --
Amos Milburn --
Little Brother Montgomery --
Hambone Willie Newbern --
Robert Nighthawk --
Johnny Otis --
Robert Petway --
Ma Rainey --
Jimmy Reed --
Blind Joe Reynolds --
Jimmy Rogers --
Bessie Smith --
Clara Smith --
Clarence "Pinetop" Smith --
Victoria Spivey --
Sunnyland Slim --
Tampa Red --
Arthur "Montana" Taylor --
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee --
Henry Thomas --
Big Mama Thornton --
Bessie Tucker --
Big Joe Turner --
T-Bone Walker --
Sippie Wallace --
Washboard Sam --
Dinah Washington --
Ethel Waters --
Muddy Waters --
Bukka White --
Reverend Robert Wilkins --
Big Joe Williams --
Robert Pete Williams --
Sonny Boy Williamson I --
Sonny Boy Williamson II --
Jimmy Witherspoon --
Jimmy Yancey. Bottle up and go / Big Joe Williams --
Jesus is on the main line / Mississippi Fred McDowell --
Kansas City / Robert Nighthawk --
Hot Springs Arkansas / Bukka White --
When I lay my burden down / Robert Wilkins --
This little light of mine / Mississippi Fred McDowell --
Mama don' low / Bukka White --
Cow cow blues [instrumental] / Cow Cow Davenport --
Rock me mama / Big Joe Williams --
Glory bound train / Bukka White --
Old time religion / Robert Wilkins --
Amazing Grace / Mississippi Fred and Annie Mae McDowell --
Pal of mine / Blind Willie McTell --
Red River / Buddy Moss.
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