Description - Chicago Blues by Mike Rowe
Chicago has always had a reputation as a wide open town with a high tolerance for gangsters, illegal liquor, and crooked politicians. It has also been the home for countless black musicians and the birthplace of a distinctly urban bluesmore sophisticated, cynical, and street-smart than the anguished songs of the Mississippi deltaa music called the Chicago blues. This is the history of that music and the dozens of black artists who congregated on the South and Near West Sides. Muddy Waters, Big Bill Broonzy, Howlin Wolf, Elmore James, Tampa Red, Little Walter, Jimmy Reed, Otis Rush, Sonny Boy Williamson, Junior Wells, Eddie Taylorall of these giants played throughout the city and created a musical style that had imitators and influence all over the world.
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(215mm x 141mm x 14mm)
Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
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