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Rhino's Cruise Through the Blues

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Publisher Comments:

This book starts deep in the Delta to explore the history of the blues, spotlighting landmark musicians, recordings and happenings along the way. Blues greats covered here include Leadbelly, Bessie Smith, Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Stevie Ray Vaughan and dozens more. The book also explores the social and cultural mores of the blues, the impact of American history, and why the blues is such an influential and seemingly immortal genre. Published in cooperation with Rhino Records, it includes beautiful full-color pages throughout, with rare photos of players, album covers, record labels and more.

Synopsis:

Better known as Dr. Demento on nationally syndicated radio, Hansen traces the history of blues music and its social and cultural mores and profiles its legendary players. Published in cooperation with Rhino Records. 200 color and B&W photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780879306250
Foreword:
King, B. B.
Author:
King, B. B.
Foreword:
King, B.B.
Author:
Hansen, Barry
Publisher:
Miller Freeman Books
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Blues
Subject:
Blues (music)
Subject:
Blues musicians
Subject:
Discography & Buyer's Guides
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Blues
Subject:
Blues (Music) -- History and criticism.
Publication Date:
November 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.99x9.05x.55 in. 1.25 lbs.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Music » General
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Genres and Styles » Blues and Rhythm and Blues
History and Social Science » Linguistics » Specific Languages and Groups
Reference » Words Phrases and Language

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Product details 208 pages Backbeat Books - English 9780879306250 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Better known as Dr. Demento on nationally syndicated radio, Hansen traces the history of blues music and its social and cultural mores and profiles its legendary players. Published in cooperation with Rhino Records. 200 color and B&W photos.
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