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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
Subject
Genre
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
Summary
Analyzes the influence of Mississippi Delta music, tracing its rise from the plantation songs of the nineteenth century through the achievements of modern performers
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
275061
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gioia, Ted
Dewey number
781.64309762/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3521
LC item number
.G56 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Blues (Music)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the life and times of the Mississippi Masters who revolutionized American music
Label
Delta blues : the life and times of the Mississippi Masters who revolutionized American music, Ted Gioia ; artwork by Neil Harpe
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-426) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
714690
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 449 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393062588
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008009412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393062588
  • (OCoLC)212893669
Label
Delta blues : the life and times of the Mississippi Masters who revolutionized American music, Ted Gioia ; artwork by Neil Harpe
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-426) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
714690
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 449 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393062588
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008009412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393062588
  • (OCoLC)212893669

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