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Encyclopedia of the Blues

Gérard Herzhaft - Music - 1992 - 513 pages
The popular Encyclopedia of the Blues, first published by the University of Arkansas Press in 1992 and reprinted six times, has become an indispensable reference source for all ...
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The Red Hot Typewriter: The Life and Times of John D. MacDonald

Hugh Merrill - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 272 pages
Although John D. MacDonald published seventy novels and more than five hundred short stories in his lifetime, he is remembered best for his Travis McGee series. He introduced ...
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Blues: The Basics

Dick Weissman - Music - 2004 - 224 pages
Blues: The Basics offers a concise introduction to a century of the blues. Organized chronologically, it focuses on the major eras in the growth and development of this popular ...
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Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: A Musical Journey

Peter Guralnick, Robert Santelli, Holly George-Warren - Music - 2011 - 288 pages
A companion to the groundbreaking PBS documentary series, this volume is a unique and timeless celebration of the blues, from writers and artists as esteemed and revered as the ...
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Exploring Chicago Blues: Inside the Scene, Past and Present

Rosalind Cummings-Yeates - History - 2014 - 128 pages
Blues history is steeped in Chicago’s sidewalks; it floats out of its restaurants, airport lounges and department stores. It is a fundamental part of the city’s heritage that ...
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Memphis Blues: Birthplace of a Music Tradition

Tim Sharp, William Beardern - History - 2006 - 128 pages
Memphis means music. That relationship was solidified in 1909 when W. C. Handy wrote the song “Mr. Crump” and later published it as the “Memphis Blues.” As Handy’s songs were ...
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Feel Like Going Home: Portraits in Blues and Rock 'n' Roll

Peter Guralnick - Music - 2012 - 272 pages
This vivid celebration of blues and early rock 'n' roll includes some of the first and most illuminating profiles of such blues masters as Muddy Waters, Skip James, and Howlin ...
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When I Left Home: My Story

Buddy Guy, David Ritz - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 280 pages
According to Eric Clapton, John Mayer, and the late Stevie Ray Vaughn, Buddy Guy is the greatest blues guitarist of all time. An enormous influence on these musicians as well ...
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