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Journeyman's Road: Modern Blues Lives from Faulkner's Mississippi to Post-9/11 New York
Journeyman's Road: Modern Blues Lives from Faulkner's Mississippi to Post-9/11 New York
by Adam Gussow
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Journeyman's Road offers a bold new vision of where the blues have been in the course of the twentieth century and what they have become at the dawn of the new millennium: a world music rippling with postmodern contradictions. Author Adam Gussow brings a... (read more)

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Blue Rhythms: Six Lives in Rhythm and Blues
Blue Rhythms: Six Lives in Rhythm and Blues
by Chip Deffaa
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”Somebody has to pay the dues,” says LaVern Baker. Here are the remarkable stories of six dazzlingly talented performers who blazed the R and B trail—the story of the performers music and also of their struggle against racism and... (read more)

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Midnight in the Barrelhouse (13 Edition)
Midnight in the Barrelhouse (13 Edition)
by George Lipsitz
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[INSIDE FRONT FLAP:] Considered by many to be the godfather of R&B, Johnny Otis—musician, producer, artist, entrepreneur, pastor, disc jockey, writer, and tireless fighter for racial equality—has had a remarkable life by any... (read more)

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The Blues: From Robert Johnson to Robert Cray
The Blues: From Robert Johnson to Robert Cray
by Tony Russell
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An abundantly illustrated volume which brings to life the pioneers and masters of the blues--America's most original and influential contribution to music. Contains not only an A-Z section which profiles almost 300 artists, but a special "Blues... (read more)

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Beginning Blues Guitar: A Guide to the Essential Chords, Licks, Techniques and Concepts
Beginning Blues Guitar: A Guide to the Essential Chords, Licks, Techniques and Concepts
by Dave Rubin
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From B.B. King and Buddy Guy to Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan, blues guitar has become a constant in the realm of American popular music. This book/CD teaches the concepts and techniques as fostered by these legendary bluesmen: 12-bar blues; major... (read more)

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A Bad Woman Feeling Good: Blues and the Women Who Sang Them
A Bad Woman Feeling Good: Blues and the Women Who Sang Them
by Buzzy Jackson
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An exciting lineage of women singers—originating with Ma Rainey and her protégée Bessie Smith—shaped the blues, launching it as a powerful, expressive vehicle of emotional liberation. Along with their successors Billie Holiday, Etta James... (read more)

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Love in Vain PB
Love in Vain PB
by Alan Greenberg
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Alan Greenberg has worked with such renowned film directors as Werner Herzog and Bernardo Bertolucci, and has written ten screenplays including Picasso for Warner Brothers and Dance Me Outside for Norman Jewison. His first film, Land of Look Behind, won... (read more)

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Christopher Norton - Riffs and Grooves: 28 Lower Intermediate Piano Pieces with a CD of Performance and Backing Tracks Book/CD Pack
Christopher Norton - Riffs and Grooves: 28 Lower Intermediate Piano Pieces with a CD of Performance and Backing Tracks Book/CD Pack
by Christopher (cop) Norton
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A new collection of original piano pieces in a popular style by the composer who brought you the Microjazz series. Includes: Blues No. 1 * Down South (Rock Ballad) * Hideaway (Rumba) * Metal Merchant (Heavy Metal) * Misty Day (Waltz) * Reggae * Shamrock... (read more)

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Woman with Guitar: Memphis Minnie's Blues
Woman with Guitar: Memphis Minnie's Blues
by Paul Garon And Beth Garon.
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Universally recognized as one of the greatest blues artists, Memphis Minnie (1897and#150;1973) wrote and recorded hundreds of songs. Blues people as diverse as Muddy Waters, Johnny Shines, Big Mama Thornton, and Chuck Berry have acknowledged her as a... (read more)

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Elwood's Blues: Interviews with the Blues Legends and Stars
Elwood's Blues: Interviews with the Blues Legends and Stars
by Dan Aykroyd
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Elwood's Blues is an entertaining and informative collection of conversations with the legends and rising stars of blues and rock music, drawn from the popular syndicated radio series, The House of Blues Radio Hour. Host Dan Aykroyd, in character as... (read more)

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Inside the Blues, 1942-1982 - Updated Edition: Four Decades of the Greatest Electric Blues Guitarists
Inside the Blues, 1942-1982 - Updated Edition: Four Decades of the Greatest Electric Blues Guitarists
by Dave Rubin
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The definitive blues collection, now revised to include a CD! Contains over 150 pages spanning 40 years of blues history, covering the techniques of the greatest blues guitarists of all time: T-Bone Walker, Muddy Waters, Elmore James, B.B. King, Otis... (read more)

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Miss Rhythm: The Autobiography of Ruth Brown, Rhythm and Blues Legend
Miss Rhythm: The Autobiography of Ruth Brown, Rhythm and Blues Legend
by Ruth Brown
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Before Etta James, Aretha Franklin, and Tina Turner, there was Ruth Brown, the legendary rhythm and blues singer best known for her hits "(Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean," "Teardrops from My Eyes," and "5-10-15 Hours." Her powerhouse voice and sassy... (read more)

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Everything about Playing the Blues with CD (Audio)
Everything about Playing the Blues with CD (Audio)
by Wilbur M. Savidge
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An ideal reference guide to playing the blues for all guitarists. Full instruction on blues theory, chords, rhythm, scales, advanced solo technique, beginnings and endings, riff construction and more. Includes a play-along CD with 12 jam tracks.... (read more)

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Virginia Piedmont Blues the Lives & Art
Virginia Piedmont Blues the Lives & Art
by Barry Lee Pearson
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Documents the journey of two black American bluesmen, Archie Edwards and John Cephas, as they carry their musical heritage to the world.... (read more)

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My Name Is Love
My Name Is Love
by Darlene Love
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Featured in the film Twenty Feet From Stardom, the woman whose voice the New York Times said "is as embedded in the history of rock 'n' roll as Eric Clapton's guitar and Bob Dylan's lyrics" tells her story Right out of high school,... (read more)

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Cambridge Companion To Blues and Gospel Music (03 Edition)
Cambridge Companion To Blues and Gospel Music (03 Edition)
by Moore
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 194-204) and index.... (read more)

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I Am the Blues : the Willie Dixon Story (89 Edition)
I Am the Blues : the Willie Dixon Story (89 Edition)
by Willie Dixon
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These are just a few of Willie Dixon's contributions to blues, R&B, and rock'n'roll—songs performed by artists as varied as the Rolling Stones, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, ZZ Top, the Doors, Sonny Boy Williamson, the Grateful Dead, Van Morrison... (read more)

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Transatlantic Roots Music: Folk, Blues, and National Identities (American Made Music)
Transatlantic Roots Music: Folk, Blues, and National Identities (American Made Music)
by Jill (edt) Terry
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Essays that track identity and authenticity in blues and folk music that crossed the... (read more)

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Nothing But the Blues: The Music and the Musicians
Nothing But the Blues: The Music and the Musicians
by Kizette De Lempicka-foxhall
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It is our most passionate music, rooted in ancient Africa but brought to blossom in America at the doorstep of the twentieth century. It is a living heritage of song born in poverty, persecution, and hard labor, born of love and love betrayed, of... (read more)

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The Blues Lyric Formula
The Blues Lyric Formula
by Michael Taft
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This book is the first rigourous and detailed exploration of exactly how blues singers use formulas to create songs, and gives a step-by-step description of the rules implicit in this formulaic structure which inspires new discussion of lyric structures.... (read more)

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