Oliver, Paul The Story of the Blues

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The Story of the Blues

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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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