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The Resource Michael Bloomfield : the rise and fall of an American guitar hero, Ed Ward

Michael Bloomfield : the rise and fall of an American guitar hero, Ed Ward

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Michael Bloomfield : the rise and fall of an American guitar hero
Title
Michael Bloomfield
Title remainder
the rise and fall of an American guitar hero
Statement of responsibility
Ed Ward
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Bloomfield was one of the first popular music superstars of the 1960s to earn his reputation almost entirely on his instrumental prowess. He was a member of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, which inspired a generation of white blues players; he played with Bob Dylan in the mid-1960s, when his guitar was a central component of Dylan's new rock sound on "Like a Rolling Stone" and at his earthshaking 1965 Newport Folk Festival performance. He then founded the Electric Flag, recorded Super Session with Al Kooper, backed Janis Joplin, and released at least twenty other albums, despite debilitating substance abuse. He died of a mysterious drug overdose in 1981. A very limited edition of a book of this title was first published in 1983, but it has here been so thoroughly revised and expanded that it is essentially a brand-new publication. Based on extensive interviews with Bloomfield himself and with those who knew him best, and including an extensive discography and Bloomfield's memorable 1968 Rolling Stone interview, Michael Bloomfield is an intimate portrait of one of the pioneers of rock guitar."--
Summary
Ward, a music historian, offers a biography of guitarist Michael Bloomfield (1943-1981), who played in the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, with Bob Dylan, in the Electric Flag, and with Al Kooper and Janis Joplin, and died of a drug overdose. First published in limited edition in 1983, this edition has been revised and expanded to include new content and interviews, a discography, and Bloomfield's 1968 Rolling Stone interview. Distributed by Independent Publishers Group. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
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Biography type
individual biography
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10544654
Cataloging source
DLC
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1948-
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Ward, Ed
Dewey number
  • 787.871643092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Bloomfield, Michael
  • Bloomfield, Michael
  • Guitarists
  • Blues musicians
  • Blues musicians
  • Guitarists
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the rise and fall of an American guitar hero
Label
Michael Bloomfield : the rise and fall of an American guitar hero, Ed Ward
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First published: New York : Cherry Lane Books, 1983
  • "An A Cappella book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-248), discography (pages 187-245), 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 devil and Robert Johnson -- Fathers and sons -- Getting good -- Blues folk -- The Fickle Pickle, Big Joe, and Big John's -- The Butterfield Band -- Like a rolling stone -- Dylan and Newport -- Butter days -- Flying the Flag -- "Mike Bloomfield plugs in his guitar and his Flag" -- Super session -- Unplugging -- Terminally mellow -- Whatever happened to -- Records for money, records for fun -- Love and death -- Aftermath -- Epilogue. Altar songs -- The Rolling stone interview : Mike Bloomfield / by Jann S. Wenner -- Michael Bloomfield discography / by William J. Levay
Control code
ocn948176156
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 258 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781613733288
Lccn
2016019216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)948176156
Label
Michael Bloomfield : the rise and fall of an American guitar hero, Ed Ward
Publication
Note
  • First published: New York : Cherry Lane Books, 1983
  • "An A Cappella book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-248), discography (pages 187-245), 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 devil and Robert Johnson -- Fathers and sons -- Getting good -- Blues folk -- The Fickle Pickle, Big Joe, and Big John's -- The Butterfield Band -- Like a rolling stone -- Dylan and Newport -- Butter days -- Flying the Flag -- "Mike Bloomfield plugs in his guitar and his Flag" -- Super session -- Unplugging -- Terminally mellow -- Whatever happened to -- Records for money, records for fun -- Love and death -- Aftermath -- Epilogue. Altar songs -- The Rolling stone interview : Mike Bloomfield / by Jann S. Wenner -- Michael Bloomfield discography / by William J. Levay
Control code
ocn948176156
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 258 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781613733288
Lccn
2016019216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)948176156

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