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Rollin' and Tumblin': The Postwar Blues Guitarists

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Publisher Comments:

This is the most comprehensive and insightful study ever published on the pioneers of electric blues guitar - including the great Chicago, Mississippi Delta, Louisiana, Texas and West Coast bluesmen. Rollin' and Tumblin' offers extensive interviews with some of the world's most famous blues guitarists, and poignant profiles of historical blues figures. Following a sweeping portrait of blues guitar history, the book features such players as T-Bone Walker, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Lightnin' Hopkins and many more.

Book News Annotation:

Obrecht, editor of Guitar Player Magazine, and several other blues scholars and journalists, join forces to present a collection of pieces that introduce readers to the people behind the blues music of the post-war period. Guitarists interviewed and discussed include Muddy Waters, Otis Rush, B.B. King, Mississippi Fred McDowell, John Lee Hooker, Buddy Guy, and Lightnin` Hopkins.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

"Rollin' & Tumblin'" journeys to the heart of America's most beloved music. It features interviews with dozens of world-famous bluesmen and profiles such historic figures a Lightnin' Hopkins, T-Bone Walker, Elmore James, Jimmie Reed, and Freddie King. Opens with a sweeping history of blues guitar. 60 photos.

Synopsis:

Journey to the heart of America's most beloved music. "Rollin' & Tumblin'" opens with a sweeping history of blues guitar and then goes on to features interviews with dozens of world-famous bluesmen and profiles on such historic figures as Lightnin' Hopkins, T-Bone Walker, Elmore James, Jimmie Reed, and Freddie King. 60 photos.

Synopsis:

Journey to the heart of America's most beloved music. "Rollin' & Tumblin'" opens with a sweeping history of blues guitar and then goes on to features interviews with dozens of world-famous bluesmen and profiles on such historic figures as Lightnin' Hopkins, T-Bone Walker, Elmore James, Jimmie Reed, and Freddie King. 60 photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780879306137
Editor:
Obrecht, Jas
Publisher:
Miller Freeman Books
Editor:
Obrecht, Jas
Author:
Obrecht, Jas
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Blues
Subject:
Popular
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Guitar
Subject:
Guitarists
Subject:
Blues musicians
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Blues
Subject:
Guitarists -- United States.
Subject:
Blues musicians -- United States.
Subject:
Music-Blues and Rhythm and Blues
Series Volume:
bk. 3
Publication Date:
20000731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
456
Dimensions:
9.28x6.04x1.14 in. 1.70 lbs.

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Product details 456 pages Backbeat Books - English 9780879306137 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Rollin' & Tumblin'" journeys to the heart of America's most beloved music. It features interviews with dozens of world-famous bluesmen and profiles such historic figures a Lightnin' Hopkins, T-Bone Walker, Elmore James, Jimmie Reed, and Freddie King. Opens with a sweeping history of blues guitar. 60 photos.
"Synopsis" by , Journey to the heart of America's most beloved music. "Rollin' & Tumblin'" opens with a sweeping history of blues guitar and then goes on to features interviews with dozens of world-famous bluesmen and profiles on such historic figures as Lightnin' Hopkins, T-Bone Walker, Elmore James, Jimmie Reed, and Freddie King. 60 photos.
"Synopsis" by , Journey to the heart of America's most beloved music. "Rollin' & Tumblin'" opens with a sweeping history of blues guitar and then goes on to features interviews with dozens of world-famous bluesmen and profiles on such historic figures as Lightnin' Hopkins, T-Bone Walker, Elmore James, Jimmie Reed, and Freddie King. 60 photos.
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