The Blues

The Blues

From Robert Johnson to Robert Cray

Book - 1997
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This lavishly 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 form from its origins in the South, through its great popularity throughout the US and around the world. Illustrated with rare photographs on nearly every page, this book provides the reader with an invaluable resource: biographies of nearly 300 bluesmen and women recount their diverse careers including their musical collaborations and selected recordings.
Publisher: New York, NY : Schirmer Books, c1997
ISBN: 9780028648866
Characteristics: 224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm


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