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In search of the blues

Bill Minutaglio

In search of the blues

a journey to the soul of Black Texas

by Bill Minutaglio

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBill Minutaglio ; foreword by Linda Jones
SeriesSouthwestern writers collection series, Southwestern Writers Collection series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.93.T4 M56 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 167 p. :
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24419590M
ISBN 100292722478, 0292722893
ISBN 109780292722477, 9780292722897
LC Control Number2009044161
OCLC/WorldCa461631489

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More than anybody, she says, this quirky and dedicated band not simply recovered the blues but turned Delta music into one of the fundamentals of modern musical culture."Cited by:   The book includes vignettes on the rise and eventual commodification of artists like Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, and Leadbelly, and focuses on the role of white ethnographers, promoters like the Lomaxes, and taste makers in promoting and exploiting the blues and the larger black experience in America/5.

In Search of the Blues on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In Search of the BluesManufacturer: Basic Boks;Inc., A page-turning collection of stories about blues, African American life, and self-discovery in Texas by the award-winning author of First Son: George W. Bush & The Bush Family Dynasty.

In Search of the Blues A Journey to the Soul of Black Texas By Bill Minutaglio. In Search of the Blues: Black Voices, White Visions by Marybeth Hamilton pp, Jonathan Cape, £ The generally accepted creation narrative about blues music, which most of us take, as it were, Author: Guardian Staff.

This readable and informative book's premise is simple: coauthors Komara (Crane Librarian of Music, State Univ. of New York, Potsdam; former blues archivist, Univ. of Mississippi) and Johnson (blues curator, Univ.

of Mississippi), both very knowledgeable blues fans, have assembled titles that they feel could and should be read by those who want to know more 5/5(5). The Blues Book is an album by American jazz saxophonist Booker Ervin featuring performances recorded in for the Prestige : Jazz.

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When Kerouac writes "gibberish" - sounds or words phonetically broken apart, it can be a turn-off. Also when he attempts to write in street vernacular. He's one of the most uneven writers, in both prose and poetry. He's got a sense of play like ee cummings, but it can be too much/5.

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Robert Palmer (shelved 18 times as blues) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read. Since old-school blues has been dissected to death—Peter Guralnick did it first and did it better—she would have been better served injecting more of her own personality.

But the author’s heart is in the right place, and her sincere love for the music shines through. Useful bite-sized history suitable for the blues : Marybeth Hamilton.

Dave Marsh’s review of Marybeth Hamilton’s “In Search of the Blues” (Feb. 24) was harsh and grossly unfair. Attacking her for failing to examine enough sources or to cut a broad enough swath. In Search of the Blues: Black Voices, White Visions by Marybeth Hamilton Cape £, pp The idea that the Mississippi Delta is the birthplace of the blues haunts the history of popular : Caspar Llewellyn Smith.

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The list starts with general books of the blues (essential reading), followed by blues artists (in alphabetical order), interjected with blues books on particular themes. This is the ultimate reference book for blues lovers - a comprehensive biographical encyclodpedia, with more than entries profiling every important blues artist from Bessie Smith to Koko Taylor, Charlie Patton to Robert Cray, Blind Willie McTell to Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Each entry gives the essential biography, characterizes the artist's style and musical contributions to the blues. Get this from a library. In search of the blues: a journey to the soul of Black Texas.

[Bill Minutaglio] -- Bill Minutaglio writes about African Americans in Texas. His intimate portraits of people and communities offers an understanding of the sweeping evolution of music, race, and justice in Texas.

The Story of the Blues All Book Search results » About the author () Paul Hereford Oliver was born in Nottingham, England on He trained as a painter and sculptor at the Harrow School of Art, but switched to graphic design because most art materials aggravated his asthma and various allergies.

After receiving a. For this CD reissue in his series of Books, Ervin and his quintet (with trumpeter Carmell Jones, pianist Gildo Mahones, bassist Richard Davis, and drummer Alan Dawson) perform four very different blues: the speedy "One for Mort," a low-down "No Booze Blooze," the modal "True Blue," and the minor-toned "Eerie Dearie."The consistently passionate Ervin makes each of 9/ For blues aficionados everywhere, this is a complete guide to the uniquely American world of the blues.

The roots of the blues can be found in the turn-of-the-century Mississippi Delta, but today its reach extends into all kinds of music including rock, jazz, country, soul, and more. The blues is everywhere, on CD reissues and box sets, in small clubs and concerts, in movies and on TV - Reviews: 1.

InMamie Smith was the first African American to record blues music. As more blacks were moving to urban areas like Chicago, the urban blues genre was born. During Prohibition, musicians played the urban blues in "honky tonks," bars that illegally served alcohol. Urban blues had a more aggressive sound than classic blues.

Well I bought this CD from Amazon, and with the purchase of "The Blues Book" I now have six Booker Ervin albums. Let me tell you, this one can hold its own with the best of them. Stylistically (and chronologically), it falls somewhere between "The Freedom Book" and "The Space Book," but is definitely more rooted in the blues as the title indicates/5(8).

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- "In Search of the Blues" by Marybeth Hamilton - "Escaping the Delta - Robert Johnson and the Invention nof the Blues" by Elijah Wald (I bought it upon recommendations on this board and the consensus seems to be that this book is less controversial on this complicated subject matter than other well-known books on Robert Johnson).

From cottonfields to international festivals, from Mamie Smith and her recording of "Crazy Blues" to such rising young stars as Robert Cray, Jo Louis Walker, and Kenny Neal, the growth of the musical tradition known as "the blues" has been long and varied.

Born out of shared uncertainties of the ambiguous freedom thrust upon succeeding generations of African. Cohn, a Grammy Award-winning blues producer, brings together eleven essays on the development of the blues from its beginnings, marshalling some of the best writers on the subject.

The book is more remarkable, however, as an incredible pictorial and documentary history of the blues with more than illustrations including recording contracts. This huge collection features classic blues songs, a preface by legendary producer John Hammond, an introduction by blues and jazz musicologist Orin Keepnews, artist biographical information for every song, and discography information for every song.

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Lady Sings the Blues () is an autobiography by jazz singer Billie Holiday, which was co-authored by William Dufty. The book formed the basis of the film Lady Sings the Blues starring Diana Ross.

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Because I took the name of the original Book of Blues and gave it to the prequel, it does feel like I’m writing the Blues Book all over again.