An unassuming and enexpectedly delightful as potent blues rising suddenly from a pair of cracked, cupped hands....A loving celebration both of the players and of their instrument (Billboard)
Highly enjoyable and informative....Well-written. (Living Blues)
Interesting and thoroughly researched....An essential volume for players, scholars, and fans alike. Field's writing style provides an easy read and his command of the field is unparalleled. (Blues Review Quarterly)
The first book to qualify as a definitive history of the harmonica and its place in American music....Excellent. (Country Music Magazine) --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.