The NPR Curious Listener's Guide To Blues
ISBN10: 039953072X ISBN13: 9780399530722 Contributors: Taj Mahal (Foreword) Publisher: J P Tarcher Published: Feb 19 2005 Pages: 266 Weight: 0.45lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
Furnishing an A-to-Z glossary of terminology, a comprehensive guide to blues music provides a concise history of the musical art form, as well as information on stylistic variations, the social factors that inspired the creation of the blues, its influence on twentieth-century music, profiles of notable musicians, and listings of essential CDs. Original.