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The Glory Road: The Story of Josh White
The Glory Road
The Story of Josh White
Paperback      ISBN: 1558702172
A biography of the black singer and songwriter from South Carolina who is credited with introducing the blues, spirituals, protest songs, and other types of African-American music to a worldwide audience.
Blues: An Anthology : Complete Words and Music of 53 Great Songs
Blues
An Anthology : Complete Words and Music of 53 Great Songs
Paperback      ISBN: 0306804115
"In 1926, W.C. Handy published Blues: An Anthology, a classic collection of great blues songs arranged for piano and voice—the most famous blues collection in history. Among the first black men to writ"
Holy Blues of Rev. Gary Davis
Holy Blues of Rev. Gary Davis
Paperback      ISBN: 0786659203
Austin Music Scene: Through the Lens of Burton Wilson / Burton Wilson, With Jack Ortman
Austin Music Scene
Through the Lens of Burton Wilson / Burton Wilson, With Jack Ortman
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1571684441
You Can Teach Yourself Blues Piano
You Can Teach Yourself Blues Piano
by Rovner
Paperback      ISBN: 0786644036
Little Blues Book
Little Blues Book
Paperback      ISBN: 1565121376
Illustrations by R. Crumb. A collection of lyrics and lore that captures the very heart and soul of the blues. From Blind Lemon Jefferson to Alberta Hunter, dozens of blues masters offer words of wisdom on subjects including luck (both good and bad), love, loss, and the raw material of life.
Chicago Blues: The City and the Music
Chicago Blues
The City and the Music
Paperback      ISBN: 0306801450
"Chicago has always had a reputation as a ”wide open town” with a high tolerance for gangsters, illegal liquor, and crooked politicians. It has also been the home for countless black musicians and the"
Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom
Sweet Soul Music
Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom
Paperback      ISBN: 0316332739
Chronicles the history of Soul Music from its origins in the rural South to its heydey as a multimillion dollar business
Blues People: Negro Music in White America
Blues People
Negro Music in White America
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 068818474x
An examination of the evolution and philosophy of African American music
Lost Delta Found: Rediscovering The Fisk University-Library Of Congress Coahoma County Study, 1941-1942
Lost Delta Found
Rediscovering The Fisk University-Library Of Congress Coahoma County Study, 1941-1942
Hardcover      ISBN: 0826514855
In the early 1940s, three African American scholars from Fisk U. journeyed with folklorist Alan Lomax (Library of Congress) to Coahoma County, Mississippi to document the musical habits and history of its black community. This volume presents the Fisk material from that study (recently discovered after being lost for over 50 years) along with background information on the scholars and 160 song transcriptions. Gordon directed the PBS documentary Muddy Waters Can't Be Satisfied and Nemerov is affiliated with the Center for Popular Music at Middle Tennessee State University. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)