The Penguin guide to blues recordings

by Russell, Tony, 1946-

Format: Print Book 2006
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction ML3521.R88 2006x
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  ML3521.R88 2006x
 
 
Summary
From its roots in the American South to today's world stage, the journey of the blues has encompassed countless artists and recordings. But how can you find the best of them? The Penguin Guide to Blues Recordings is a uniquely informative, insightful and easy-to-use guide through the jungles of the record shop and the online music store. It surveys the recorded work of more than a thousand blues artists, from towering figures of the past like Charley Patton, Bessie Smith and Robert Johnson to stars of the modern era such as B.B. King, Buddy Guy and Stevie Ray Vaughan, providing crisp, expert and witty reviews of almost six thousand CDs. Whether you're a blues aficionado or just starting a collection, this is required reading.
Contents
Musicians A-Z
Compilations: Alabama
Basic blues
Boogie woogie
Chicago I (prewar)
Chicago II (postwar)
Concerts & festivals
Detroit
Downhome
East coast
Field recordings
Guitar
Harmonica
Hillbilly blues
Humour & erotica
Jugbands
Label histories & showcases
Louisiana
Mandolin
Memphis
Miscellaneous I (prewar)
Miscellaneous II (postwar)
Mississippi
New Orleans
New York
Piano
Roots
Slide guitar
St. Louis
Stringbands
Texas
Topical & documentary
Tributes & songbooks
West coast
Women
Zydeco.

Additional Information
Subjects Blues (Music) -- History and criticism.
Blues (Music) -- Discography.
Blues (Music) -- Reviews.
Publisher London ; New York :Penguin Books,2006
Other Titles Blues recordings
Contributors Smith, Chris, 1949-
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description x, 923 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN 9780140513844 (pbk.)
0140513841 (pbk.)
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