More Blues Singers: Biographies of 50 Artists from the Later 20th Century

More Blues Singers: Biographies of 50 Artists from the Later 20th Century

by David Dicaire

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786410354
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 12/19/2001
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

David Dicaire is the author of numerous works about music history. He lives in Leamington, Ontario, Canada.

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Part 1Modern Acoustic Blues7
The Blues Scholar9
White Country Blues15
Gamblin' Woman Blues21
Hosanna Blues26
The Rainmaker30
Workingman's Blues34
Thunder in His Hands38
High Fever Blues44
Part 2Contemporary Chicago Blues49
Bad-Axe Blues50
Hot Buttered Blues56
Blues All Around61
Ace of Harps66
Harp Attack71
Living Chicago Blues75
Imperial Blues78
Blues on the Run83
Part 3Modern American Electric Blues87
Red House Blues89
Albino Bluesman97
Jumpin' Blues101
A Blues Soul107
The Contemporary Bluesman111
Electric Harp Blues116
Thunderbird Blues121
Texas Flood125
The Georgia Flame Thrower130
Louisiana Bayou Blues135
Assembly-Line Blues141
A Blues Prodigy145
Young Man's Blues150
Blues from the Badlands153
Part 4Contemporary Blues Women157
Pearl's Blues158
Soul-Shake Blues163
High-Heeled Blues167
Hot Tamale Baby174
A Blues Angel178
Texas Roadhouse Queen185
Big Girl Blues190
Young Girl Blues194
Part 5Blues Around the World199
Stones in My Pathway201
The Irish Mississippian208
Mr. Downchild212
Blues from the Lowlands217
Blues from Down Under224
French Harp Blues228
Swedish Blues234
Sweet Italian Blues238
Madrid Blues243
Renegade Russian Blues247
Blues Made in Japan250
Boogie-Woogie Swiss Blues254
Appendix ARecordings by Three or More Blues Singers259
Appendix BBlues Societies and Foundations262
Bibliography275
Index279

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