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All Music Guide to the Blues: The Definitive Guide to the Blues (Amg All Media Guide)

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Publisher Comments:

Complete, concise, authoritative and fully updated to reflect today's revitalized blues world, the latest edition of this guide is any blues fan's lifeline to the best music, past and present. It reviews and rates 8,900 recordings in all major styles across the blues map - from Delta blues to Louisiana, Memphis, Chicago, Texas and beyond; from classic female singers to jump blues, blues slide guitar, blues in jazz, Dixieland, zydeco, soul blues, blues-rock, modern acoustic and electric blues, and more. This fun and easy-to-use guide provides profiles of over 1,200 artists. Historical essays plus supplemental music maps chart the roots and evolution of the blues, its various styles, instruments used, key artists, and more. The essays explore the blues from the Mississippi Delta to modern electric blues and everything in between. Also includes 30 top lists recommending the best albums for each blues style - essential for starting or expanding a great record collection.

Synopsis:

Reviews and rates the best recordings of 8,900 blues artists in all styles.

Synopsis:

Expanded to profile hundreds more artists and recordings, this crucial guide reviews and rates over 3,500 classic blues recordings. 30 charts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780879307363
Editor:
Bogdanov, Vladimir
Editor:
Woodstra, Chris
Editor:
Bogdanov, Vladimir; Woodstra, Chris; Erlewine, Stephen Thomas
Editor:
Bogdanov, Vladimir
Editor:
Woodstra, Chris
Editor:
Erlewine, Stephen Thomas
Editor:
Erlewine, Stephen Thomas
Publisher:
Backbeat Books
Location:
San Francisco, CA
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Bibliographies & Indexes
Subject:
Blues
Subject:
Blues (music)
Subject:
Discography & Buyer's Guides
Subject:
Sound recordings
Subject:
MUSIC / Blues
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Blues
Edition Number:
3
Series:
Amg All Media Guide
Series Volume:
TM 1-1520-238-T-1
Publication Date:
April 2003
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
754
Dimensions:
9.38x7.40x1.58 in. 2.85 lbs.

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All Music Guide to the Blues: The Definitive Guide to the Blues (Amg All Media Guide)
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"Synopsis" by , Expanded to profile hundreds more artists and recordings, this crucial guide reviews and rates over 3,500 classic blues recordings. 30 charts.
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