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
Examining the changing face of the genre from its beginnings at the end of the 19th century to its international popularity today, this book traces the social climate that inspired the blues and takes a look at the unmistakable influences that blues had on 20th-century music. Includes information on performances from Muddy Waters to Eric Clapton.