A companion to the groundbreaking PBS documentary series, this volume is a unique and timeless celebration of the blues, from writers and artists as esteemed and revered as the music that moved them.
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“A must for any real blues fan.” (Chicago Sun-Times)
“A literary sampler as vibrant and original as the films and music that inspired it.” (The Times (Shreveport, LA))
“Read the book … essential … for anyone who cares about American history, black culture and current music.” (Miami Herald)
“Brilliant.” (Toronto Star)
“Breaking new ground.” (Crain's New York Business)
“[One of the] ‘Twelve Books of Christmas’ ... the perfect gift for the music lover.” (Calgary Sun)
Peter Guralnick is the author of numerous seminal works of music and popular culture, including Searching for Roberth Johnson and a two-volume biography of Elvis Presley. He lives in West Newbury, Massachusetts.
Robert Santelli is the Executive Director of the Experience Music Project and author/editor of The Big Book of the Blues and American Roots Music; he lives in Seattle.
Holly George-Warren is an award-winning writer and editor who has contributed to more than forty books about rock & roll. She is the author of Punk 365, Grateful Dead 365, and Public Cowboy No. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry, among other books. She cowrote The Road to Woodstock and is coeditor of The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll, Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: A Musical Journey, and Farm Aid: A Song for America. Her writing has appeared in such publications as the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, Mojo, and the Village Voice.
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Book Description Amistad, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060525444
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Book Description Amistad, 2003. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: This is the official companion book to the groundbreaking seven-part PBS series that aired in the fall of 2003, a personal and impressionistic portrait of the blues as viewed through the lens of seven famous directors. 75 color photos. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060525444