Books tagged: blues music

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Ten Legendary Blues Songs You Should Know About – Vol. 2
Series: Blues Music, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
From the time the first “Diddley Bo” appeared on a wooden barnyard wall, countless great sounding blues songs, acoustic and electric, have been written and recorded by many talented artists. The ten legendary songs in this volume provide additional links in the chain of the American blues tradition, among them “Boogie Chillun,” “John the Revelator” and “St. James Infirmary.”
Bluehart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,420. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Seven Hart, mysterious daughter of A. J. Bluehart, sets out to discover the source of her father’s contentment. Following audio tapes he recorded to preserve his memories, she uncovers a captivating life story, and solves, through her search, the riddle of her own happiness.
Gordon's Blues Guides, Volume One: Delta Blues
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
A quick and easy guide to the Delta blues style and artists with recommended albums.
Words on Music
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Reference
This book is a collection of some of the most memorable quotes from the premier artists of pop, rock, jazz, and the blues.
Planning A Vacation? Why Not Chicago
Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Free travelogue. I've always been fascinated by Frank Lloyd Wright & the many craftsmen homes he designed there. I grew up listening to Chicago-style blues & longed to hear some Blues’ bands perform at the famous “Buddy Guy’s”. I've also been intrigued by Chicago’s colorful gangster past & wanted to see a live show at the Second City Improv. And then--there's the famous pizza! Who can say no?
The Reputation of Booya Carthy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 150,060. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
All that Calvin 'Booya' Carthy wants to do is play the blues. Immersing himself into the cut-throat local scene, his popularity spreads beyond the county borders. The Great Depression has hit America. Violent racial hatred remains rife. As danger follows Calvin to those he loves, he must decide how much he would sacrifice for his reputation. Where is there to hide when everyone knows your name?
Memphis Masquerade
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,350. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Set in Memphis,Tennessee, Memphis Masquerade chronicles the adventures of two retired teachers who travel to Memphis to visit the various musical sights in and around the city. Throughout their journey, they become involved in a ‘situation’ that follows them as they tour the city. This coupled with questionable romantic links leaves the teachers as unwilling pawns in a maze of mystery.
Gordon's Blues Guides, Volume Three: Blues-Rock
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides
Blues-Rock (1960s-2010s) is the third volume of Gordon's Blues Guide's, a concise and informative primer on this popular sub-genre of the blues with artist bios and recommended recordings as compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, former About.com Blues Expert.
Gordon's Blues Guides, Volume Two: Chicago Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides
Chicago Blues (1940s-1960s) is the second volume of Gordon's Blues Guides, a quick and easy primer on the Chicago blues style from the 1940s through the 1960s. The guide provides a brief history of the early days of the city's blues scene, a list of key artists with biographies and recommended recordings as compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, former About.com Blues Expert.
Stevie Ray Vaughan Buying Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides
The Stevie Ray Vaughan Buying Guide is an illustrated, album by album overview of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame guitarist’s too-brief career including a condensed artist biography, a discography with complete song listings, and even a select discography of bootleg albums, all compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, former About.com Blues Guide.