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Blues For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-7645-5080-5
Paperback
372 pages
August 1998
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Introduction.

PART I: What Are the Blues and How Do I Know I Have Them?

Chapter 1: Recognizing the Blues Sound and Style.

Chapter 2: The Many Shades of Blues.

Chapter 3: The Blues Connection to Other Music.

PART II: Who's Who in the Blues

Chapter 4: Early Blues Legends (1900 to 1945)Chapter 5: Artists from the Original Blues Heyday (1946 to 1969).

Chapter 6: Artists of the Contemporary Blues Scene (1970 to Present).

PART III: Listening to the Blues.

Chapter 7: The Best Blues Recordings and Record Labels.

Chapter 8: Where to Head to Hear the Blues.

PART IV: Playing the Blues.

Chapter 9: Putting Together a Blues Band.

Chapter 10: Axes, Harps, and Other Essential Instruments.

Chapter 11: Making a Blues Record.

PART V: The Blues Community.

Chapter 12: Blues Organizations Worth Checking Out.

Chapter 13: A Blues Event: Throwing a Theme Party.

Chapter 14: The Blues Online.

PART VI: The Parts of Tens.

Chapter 15: Then Reasons Why the Blues Just Keep on Growing.

Chapter 16: Ten Collectible Blues Records You Wish You Could Afford.

Appendix.

Afterword.

Index.

Book Registration Information.