More Blues Singers - Biographies of 50 Artists From The Later 20th Century
McFarland & Company (series)
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Paperback Book Details
- 296 Pages
- Released: December 19, 2001
- Originally Released: 2001
- Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc.
Description by OLDIES.com:
This work has five sections, each with its own introduction. The first, Modern Acoustic Blues, covers artists that are major players on the acoustic blues scene of recent time, such as John Hammond, Jr. The second, Contemporary Chicago Blues, features artists of amplified, citified, gritty blues (Paul Butterfield and Melvin Taylor, among others). Section three, Modern American Electric Blues, includes some Texas blues singers such as Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimmie Vaughan and examines how the blues have spread throughout the United States. Contemporary Blues Women are in section four. Section five, Blues Around the World, covers artists from four different continents and twelve different countries.
Each entry provides biographical and critical information on the artist, and a complete discography. A bibliography and supplemental discographies are also provided.