The Big Book of Blues

The Big Book of Blues

A Biographical Encyclopedia

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
An ultimate reference book for blues lovers contains more than 650 entries profiling every important blues artist, including in each entry a discussion on the artist's style, musical contributions, and more.

Blackwell North Amer
This new edition of the ultimate reference book for blues lovers by renowned music authority Robert Santelli contains more than 650 entries that profile every important blues artist - from Bessie Smith to Koko Taylor, Charley Patton to Robert Cray, Blind Willie McTell to Stevie Ray Vaughan. Each biographical sketch is concise and informative, going beyound basic biographical data and discographies to include a discussion of the artist's style, musical contribution, and "essential listening" - the recordings you must go to if you want to hear that person's best work. Existing entries have been completely updated, and fifty new entries have been added. This one-of-a-kind, richly informative guide will serve as a beloved and much-used reference for blues aficionados and new listeners alike for years to come.

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& Taylor

Contains over 650 entries profiling every important blues artist, including in each entry a discussion on the artist's style and musical contributions.

Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2001
ISBN: 9780141001456
0141001453
Branch Call Number: 781.6430922 Sa594b 2001
Characteristics: xiv, 559 p. ; 23 cm

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