How Britain Got the Blues: The Transmission and Reception of American Blues Style in the United Kingdom

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2007 - Music - 267 pages
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The author looks at blues in Britain, from the arrival of jazz in 1917 through to the first blues revival of 1957-1962 and the second revival of 1965-1970, considering the rhythm and blues boom of 1963-1965 on the way.
 

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Contents

Blues Arrives in Britain
17
The New Chicago The RB Boom of 19631965
129
The British Blues Revival Part III 19651970
185

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Roberta Freund Schwartz is Associate Professor of Historical Musicology, and advising director of the University's Archive of Recorded Sound, University of Kansas, USA.

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