Publisher: Sterling (November 4, 2014)
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Originating within the African-American groups of the Deep South within the past due 19th century, the blues gave beginning to jazz, R&B, rock, punk, and state. From the impassioned slide guitar of the Mississippi Delta, to the electrical sounds of Chicago's highway corners, to the improvised jams of blues- rock, The Blues explores the numerous kinds this quintessentially American tune has taken. the entire nice pioneers are right here, together with Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Bessie Smith, and John Lee Hooker, in addition to the numerous musicians they inspired who positioned their very own distinctive spin at the style. As good as tracing the evolution of the blues via its a number of types, this musical trip positive factors profiles of no fewer than fifty key artists—including truth documents with biographical info, recording histories and extra.