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Author Obrecht, Jas, author.

Title Early blues : the first stars of blues guitar / Jas Obrecht.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.922 OBR    Available
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Description xi, 259 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Sylvester Weaver : the first blues guitarist on record -- Papa Charlie Jackson : six-string stylist, flat-picking pioneer -- Blind Lemon Jefferson : popular from coast to coast -- Blind Blake : king of ragtime blues guitar -- Blind Willie McTell : Atlanta's twelve-string king -- Blind Willie Johnson : sublime gospel blues -- Lonnie Johnson : the era's most influential blues guitarist -- Mississippi John Hurt : songster and bluesman -- Tampa Red : "the guitar wizard".
Subject Weaver, Sylvester.
Jefferson, Blind Lemon, 1897-1929.
McTell, Blind Willie.
Johnson, Blind Willie.
Jackson, Papa Charlie, 1887-1938.
Hurt, Mississippi John, 1892-1966.
Tampa Red, 1904-1981.
Guitarists -- United States.
Johnson, Lonnie, 1894-1970.
Blues musicians -- United States.
Blues (Music) -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
African American guitarists -- Criticism and interpretation.
Blues musicians -- United States -- Criticism and interpretation.
African American musicians -- Criticism and interpretation.
African American jazz musicians -- United States -- Criticism and interpretation.
ISBN 9780816698042 hardcover alkaline paper
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9780816698059 paperback alkaline paper
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