Not a typical view of the blues. A very good read that can open one's mind to the fact that what we think we know is not what actually happened. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Mr. Kingfish
As a blues fan, this book takes a different approach the understanding the Blues genre of music, which I found quite informative. The author wanders around a bit, but it the end. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Don Arata
I highyly recommend this book to all lovers of the Blues and want to know more of history and originsPublished 13 months ago by Rob Taylor
If you want to know what blues music is all about, this book is a must. It has helped me to lengthen my wish list of artists to pick up more music from.Published 13 months ago by Paul
I found this book most helpful. I am continuously researching the blues. I recommend this book to everybody. I like it.Published 18 months ago by jimi
nice book, easy to read, a bit academic, thou not to much.
had a good time reading it.
liked it a lot
... when I read it about 15 years ago. The author has a nice style and put an enjoyable read and story to the obvious dates, places and events. Read morePublished 21 months ago by cachesoul
This is a respectable history of the blues, designed especially for people who already know something (or a lot) about the genre. Read morePublished on August 3, 2012 by Eric N. Hermann
I've been reading books and "scholarship" on the blues since about 1970, a time when it was possible to actually own 90% of the books ever written on the subject -- my point is to... Read morePublished on June 30, 2012 by Jack Friedman