Cover image for The blues : from Robert Johnson to Robert Cray
Title:
The blues : from Robert Johnson to Robert Cray
Author:
Russell, Tony.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Schirmer Books, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
General Note:
"This is a Carlton book."
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780028648866
Format :
Book

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Central Library ML3521 .R96 1997 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Central Library ML3521 .R96 1997 Adult Non-Fiction Grosvenor Room-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

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.


Author Notes

Douglas R. Porter is former president of The Growth Management Institute and is a planning and development consultant in Chevy Chase, Maryland. While director of public policy research at the Urban Land Institute, he assisted in convening the working group discussions and research studies that led to this book.

Davis A. Salvesen is an environmental writer and consultant in Kensington, Maryland. His studies of Anchorage and Bolsa Chica were prepared while he was senior research associate for the Urban Land Institute, where he also assisted in managing the working group discussions that led to this book.


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