Rollin¿ and Tumblin¿

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(Book). This is the most comprehensive and insightful study ever published on the pioneers of electric blues guitar including the great Chicago, Mississippi Delta, Louisiana, Texas and West Coast bluesmen. Rollin' and Tumblin' offers extensive interviews with some of the world's most famous blues guitarists, and poignant profiles of historical blues figures. Following a sweeping portrait of blues guitar history, the book features such players as T-Bone Walker, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Lightnin' Hopkins and many more.
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Overview

(Book). This is the most comprehensive and insightful study ever published on the pioneers of electric blues guitar including the great Chicago, Mississippi Delta, Louisiana, Texas and West Coast bluesmen. Rollin' and Tumblin' offers extensive interviews with some of the world's most famous blues guitarists, and poignant profiles of historical blues figures. Following a sweeping portrait of blues guitar history, the book features such players as T-Bone Walker, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Lightnin' Hopkins and many more.
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Rollin and Tumblin celebrates the lives and music of blues guitarists, providing a new collection of blues guitarist interviews and profiles in a fine survey of postwar blues legends. This focuses on over 20 players who have had an impact on the genre and includes interviews, biographical sketches and profiles. Highly recommended.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780879306137
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Publication date: 7/28/2000
  • Pages: 466
  • Sales rank: 591,270
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

Postwar Blues: An Introduction 1
Texas and the West Coast
T-Bone Walker 17
Saunders King 25
Lowell Fulson 46
Lightnin' Hopkins 73
Gatemouth Brown 79
Sweet Home Chicago
Muddy Waters 93
Jimmy Rogers 115
Elmore and Homesick James 153
Robert Lockwood 163
Jimmy Reed 184
J.B. Hutto 189
Willie Johnson 193
Jody Williams 204
Hubert Sumlin 209
Otis Rush 222
Magic Sam 247
Buddy Guy 255
Freddie King 275
Blues with a Feeling
John Lee Hooker 283
B.B. King 315
Albert King 345
Eddie "Guitar Slim" Jones 353
Mississippi Fred McDowell 361
Little Milton 365
Conversations with the Blues
B.B. King & John Lee Hooker 397
Muddy Waters & Johnny Winter 408
Buddy Guy & John Lee Hooker 417
Otis Rush & Buddy Guy 429
Photo Credits 440
Index 441
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