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Author Dicaire, David, 1963-

Title More blues singers : biographies of 50 artists from the later 20th century / by David Dicaire
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 288 pages)
Contents PART ONE: MODERN ACOUSTIC BLUES: Taj Mahal: the blues scholar -- John Hammond, Jr.: White country blues -- Paul Geremia: gamblin' woman blues -- Kelly Joe Phelps: hosanna blues -- Keb' Mo': the rainmaker -- John Mooney: workingman's blues -- Alvin Youngblood Hart: thunder in his hands -- Corey Harris: high fever blues -- PART TWO: CONTEMPORARY CHICAGO BLUES: Son Seals: Bad-Axe blues -- Paul Butterfield: hot buttered blues -- Mike Bloomfield: blues all around -- Charlie Musselwhite: ace of harps -- Billy Branch: harp attack -- Lurrie Bell: living Chicago blues -- Lil' Ed Williams: imperial blues -- Melvin Taylor: blues on the run -- PART THREE: MODERN AMERICAN ELECTRIC BLUES: Jimi Hendrix: red house blues -- Johnny Winter: albino bluesman -- Rod Piazza: jumpin' blues -- Joe Louis Walker: a blues soul -- Robert Cray: the contemporary bluesman -- William Clarke: electric harp blues -- Jimmie Vaughan: Thunderbird blues -- Stevie Ray Vaughan: Texas flood -- Tinsley Ellis: the Georgia flame thrower -- Kenny Neal: Louisiana bayou blues -- Larry McCray: assembly-line blues -- Lucky Peterson: a blues prodigy -- Kenny Wayne Shepherd: young man's blues -- Jonny Lang: blues from the Badlands -- PART FOUR: CONTEMPORARY BLUES WOMEN: Janis Joplin: Pearl's blues -- Angela Strehli: soul-shake blues -- Rory Block: High-heeled blues -- Marcia Ball: hot tamale baby -- Bonnie Raitt: a blues angel -- Lou Ann Barton: Texas roadhouse queen -- Joanna Connor: Big girl blues -- Sue Foley: young girl blues -- PART FIVE: BLUES AROUND THE WORLD: Eric Clapton: stones in my pathway -- Rory Gallagher: the Irish Mississippian -- Donnie Walsh: Mr. Downchild -- Hans Theessink: blues from the Lowlands -- Dave Hole: blues from Down Under -- J.J. Milteau: French harp blues -- Sven Zetterberg: Swedish blues -- Zucchero: sweet Italian blues -- Javier Vargas: Madrid blues -- Yuri Naumov: renegade Russian blues -- Shun Kikura: blues made in Japan -- Silvan Zingg: Boogie-Woogie Swiss blues
Summary Provides biographical and critical information on fifty blues singers who were born after 1940; each entry includes a complete discography and bibliographical references for other resources
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, discographies, and index
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Subject Blues musicians -- Biography
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Composers & Musicians.
Blues musicians.
MUSIC -- Instruction & Study -- Theory.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0786462426