By dick weissman

Blues: The Basics deals a concise advent to a century of the blues. prepared chronologically, it makes a speciality of the foremost eras within the progress and improvement of this renowned musical type. fabric includes:

  • a definition of the blues and the key genres inside it

  • key artists corresponding to Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Robert Johnson and Blind Lemon Jefferson

  • key recordings

Complete with timelines and proposals for additional research, this attention-grabbing evaluate is perfect for college students and listeners.

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