Synopses & Reviews
'Chasin' That Devil Music - Searching for the Blues' is the fruit of research into the birth of the blues by a blues scholar who has researched the artists on old 78 RPM records to uncover their stories along with rare interviews and songs which are on the CD included with the book.
Traces the development and characteristics of the Delta blues, and describes the most influential blues musicians and recordings of the 1920s and 1930s.
A fresh look and listen to the blues, featuring colorful and intriguing stories of forgotten blues players. The 15-song CD includes rare recordings from the blues pioneers profiled in the book. 50 photos.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -227), discography (-238), and index.