First published in 1992, a history of American Blues which traces the musical influence from the end of 19th century and work songs of the slaves, to the city ghettos and commercial success of Blues singers such as Bessie Smith and Muddy Waters.
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"Encyclopedic in scope, The Story of the Blues is a bright work of scholarship. . . A profusion of well-chosen illustrations and informative captions makes it a vivid photographic essay as well as an invaluable compendium."--Arnold Shaw, New York Times Book Review
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Bookseller Inventory # G0140035095I3N00
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1972. Book Condition: Gut. Auflage: New edition. 184 Seiten, mit zahlr. Abb. 30 cm Exemplar antiquarisch gut erhalten, A11157 ISBN 9780140035094 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 556 4°, gebundene Ausgabe, Softcover/Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 5003853
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002493638
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1972. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. 25 to 30 cm tall, Quarto, (4to). Illustrated in monochrome. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwide. Robust packaging. Bookseller Inventory # 124886
Book Description Book Condition: good. 522 Gramm. Bookseller Inventory # M00140035095-G
Book Description Penguin Books, 1978. Paper Back. Book Condition: Good. Clean internally and lightly usedThe covers have some light rubbing and wear with some corner curl . The definitive history of the most powerful ethnic music tradition alive in the Western World. illustrated with black and white photographs. Bookseller Inventory # 7011793
Book Description Penguin Books, 1972. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First in This Edition. Browning to text block edge, v slfading to spine, with wear to spine ends, part spine sides and some other edges of cover. V sl foxing to first few leaves in parts. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall ; 175 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 70075
Book Description Penguin Publishing, New York, NY, 1972. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. folio, 11 3/4 x 8 3/16 x 3/8". Minor wear to cover, moderate yellowing to book block; former property of Elton John's lyricist Bernie Taupin and includes his blind stamp on ffep; 176pp. Bookseller Inventory # may00159