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Nothing but the blues : the music and the musicians

Author: Lawrence Cohn
Publisher: New York : Abbeville Press, ©1993.
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Eleven essays trace the origins of the Blues, early recordings, different styles, and more. Photographs of many of the musicians are included.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nothing but the blues.
New York : Abbeville Press, c1993
(OCoLC)609973207
Online version:
Nothing but the blues.
New York : Abbeville Press, c1993
(OCoLC)619410503
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Cohn
ISBN: 1558592717 9781558592711 1558596984 9781558596986 9780789206077 0789206072
OCLC Number: 27380574
Description: 432 p. : ill., ports., music ; 29 cm.
Contents: Workin' on the building : roots and influences / Samuel Charters --
Goin' up the country : blues in Texas and the deep South / David Evans --
Country girls, classic blues, and vaudeville voices : women and the blues / Richard K. Spottswood --
Holy blues : the gospel tradition / Mark A. Humphrey --
Bright lights, big city : urban blues / Mark A. Humphrey --
Truckin' my blues away : East Coast Piedmont styles / Bruce Bastin --
A lighter shade of blue : white country blues / Charles Wolfe --
Don't leave me here : non-commercial blues : the field trips, 1924-60 / John H. Cowley --
Jump steady : the roots of R&B / Barry Pearson --
I once was lost, but now I'm found : the blues revival of the 1960s / Jim O'Neal --
Standing at the crossroads : the blues today / Mary Katherine Aldin.
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Eleven essays trace the origins of the Blues, early recordings, different styles, and more. Photographs of many of the musicians are included.

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