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The Resource Delta blues : the life and times of the Mississippi Masters who revolutionized American music, Ted Gioia ; artwork by Neil Harpe

Delta blues : the life and times of the Mississippi Masters who revolutionized American music, Ted Gioia ; artwork by Neil Harpe

Label
Delta blues : the life and times of the Mississippi Masters who revolutionized American music
Title
Delta blues
Title remainder
the life and times of the Mississippi Masters who revolutionized American music
Statement of responsibility
Ted Gioia ; artwork by Neil Harpe
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The definitive account of how the rough sounds of the Mississippi Delta--from legendary greats Robert Johnson, Charley Patton, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Howlin' Wolf, B. B. King, and others--changed the course of American popular music
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
781.64309762/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3521
LC item number
.G56 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
Label
Delta blues : the life and times of the Mississippi Masters who revolutionized American music, Ted Gioia ; artwork by Neil Harpe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-426), discography (p. 417-422), and index
Contents
The blues and the old kingdoms -- Where the southern cross the dog -- Dockery's plantation -- Parchman prison -- Hard time killin' floor -- Hellhound on my trail -- I'm a rolling stone -- Hooker's boogie -- Smokestack lightnin' -- Riding with the King -- The blues revival
Control code
212893669
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 449 p.
Isbn
9780393062588
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008009412
Note
Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of John Morthland Estate, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-110). From the library of John Morthland. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)212893669
Label
Delta blues : the life and times of the Mississippi Masters who revolutionized American music, Ted Gioia ; artwork by Neil Harpe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-426), discography (p. 417-422), and index
Contents
The blues and the old kingdoms -- Where the southern cross the dog -- Dockery's plantation -- Parchman prison -- Hard time killin' floor -- Hellhound on my trail -- I'm a rolling stone -- Hooker's boogie -- Smokestack lightnin' -- Riding with the King -- The blues revival
Control code
212893669
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 449 p.
Isbn
9780393062588
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008009412
Note
Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of John Morthland Estate, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-110). From the library of John Morthland. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)212893669

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