Blues: the British connection

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Blandford Press, Jan 1, 1986 - Music - 256 pages
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Former Fleetwood Mac member Brunning charts how London shows by US Bluesmen like Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker-then forgotten at home-influenced a generation of British musicians from The Stones and The Animals to The Bluesbreakers and The Yardbirds. This led to huge Stateside 1970s success for blues-influenced British rock giants like Fleetwood Mac and Led Zeppelin and a renaissance of the U.S. blues scene. "An engaging personal memoir."-Charles Shaar Murray

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This covers in some detail a particularly interesting period of music when I first started buying records as a teenager and was first exposed to both blues and jazz via rock music. Back in those days ... Read full review



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