Elwood's Blues: Interviews with the Blues Legends and Stars

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Born in the Delta, the Blues Has Meandered Through Mississippi juke joints and Chicago nightclubs, Texas roadhouses and Memphis studios, and on to concert halls worldwide. Elwood's Blues is the story of the artists who have carried the blues along these roads.

Since 1993 the award-winning House of Blues Radio Hour has brought in-depth artist profiles and blues music to millions of listeners, courtesy host Dan Aykroyd and producer Ben Manilla. Now these insightful, entertaining,...

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Overview

Born in the Delta, the Blues Has Meandered Through Mississippi juke joints and Chicago nightclubs, Texas roadhouses and Memphis studios, and on to concert halls worldwide. Elwood's Blues is the story of the artists who have carried the blues along these roads.

Since 1993 the award-winning House of Blues Radio Hour has brought in-depth artist profiles and blues music to millions of listeners, courtesy host Dan Aykroyd and producer Ben Manilla. Now these insightful, entertaining, and historical interviews are here for you to enjoy. Elwood's Blues also includes a discography of essential blues recording and transcripts of the skits performed by Dan Aykroyd, a.k.a. Elwood Blues, on The House of Blues Radio Hour.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780879308094
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Publication date: 9/1/2004
  • Pages: 274
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Blues Legends 1
Luther Allison 3
Bobby "Blue" Bland 9
Charles Brown 16
Ruth Brown 22
R.L. Burnside 30
Ray Charles 37
Johnny Clyde Copeland 43
James Cotton 48
Bo Diddley 54
Buddy Guy 59
John Lee Hooker 66
B.B. King 72
Taj Mahal 79
Brownie McGhee 86
Little Milton 93
Charlie Musselwhite 99
Koko Taylor 108
Rufus Thomas 112
Junior Wells 118
Rock Royalty 123
Steve Tyler, Joe Perry & Tom Hamilton of Aerosmith 125
Eric Burdon 132
Robert Plant 136
Carlos Santana 143
Bob Weir 149
Bill Wyman 156
ZZ Top 163
Keepers of the Flame 169
Marcia Ball 171
John Popper & Chan Kinchla of Blues Traveler 177
Popa Chubby 184
Shemekia Copeland 188
Luther Dickinson 193
Michael Hill 198
Rick Holmstrom 203
Candye Kane 209
John Mayall 214
Keb' Mo' 220
Big Bill Morganfield 226
Susan Tedeschi 231
Johnny Winter 237
Elwood's Picks: A Totally Opinionated Discography 243
Acknowledgments 247
Photo Credits 248
Blues Foundation 249
Index 251
Elwood on the Air: Original Scripts from The House of Blues Radio Hour
Christmas 15
Tiny Piano 36
Memorial Day 71
Dragnet 107
Who Wants to Marry a Blues Man 131
Sugar Daddy 142
Lowered Expectations 183
Mississippi 192
Thanksgiving 208
Las Vegas 225
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 7, 2004

    Classic Blues History Very Well Written

    This book is a must read. There is so much great blues history that as now been uncovered thanks to the real ELWOOD.

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