Between Midnight and Day: The Last Unpublished Blues Archive

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Thunder's Mouth Press, 2003 - Music - 174 pages
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Between Midnight and Day: The Last Unpublished Blues Archive celebrates the rich heritage of one of America’s greatest cultural legacies, the blues. Dick Waterman has been representing and photographing blues artists for over fifty years and in Between Midnight and Day, he collects these rare images, many previously unseen, and illuminates them with his own first-hand commentary offering his unique perspective as an agent, representative, photographer, and friend to some of the most influential figures in American music. Waterman includes personal recollections and 120 color photographs of blues legends like Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Son House, “Mississippi” John Hurt, Skip James, Janis Joplin, B.B. King, Fred McDowell, Bonnie Raitt, Otis Rush, Roosevelt Sykes, Big Mama Thornton, Sippie Wallace, Muddy Waters, Junior Wells, Bukka White, and Howlin’ Wolf. Contributors include critically acclaimed music biographer Peter Guralnick, Grammy award-winning musician Bonnie Raitt, and author Chris Murray.

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About the author (2003)

DICK WATERMAN founded Avalon Productions in 1964, the first agency devoted exclusively to managing and promoting blues musicians. Waterman has managed a number of legendary blues artists including Son House, Skip James, Bukka White, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, and "Mississippi" John Hurt and has promoted concerts by Bruce Springsteen, James Taylor, Cat Stevens, John Lee Hooker, and many others. He is the only non-performer in the Blues Hall of Fame.

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