The blues: from Robert Johnson to Robert Cray
This illustrated guide to the blues and blues-makers is the perfect all-purpose guide for novice and enthusiast alike. The Blues traces the roots of this indigenous American music from its origins in the South, through its great popularity throughout the U.S. and around the world. Illustrated with rare photographs throughout.
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