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. 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 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