Books tagged: blues music

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Ten Excellent Blues Songs to Remember
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Legendary rockers Pink Floyd began as a British blues band. Electric six-string icon Jimi Hendrix created some remarkably bold music before he left. But underneath it all, Hendrix thrived on the blues. After exiting 1960s powerhouse of sound, The Jefferson Airplane, guitarist Jorma Kaukonen went on to cofound the blues-based trio Hot Tuna. For more, read ‘Ten Excellent Blues Songs to Remember.'
Spirit Of The Blues
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar, Nonfiction » Music » Religious - Gospel
Learn to play ten great Spiritual and Gospel tunes. The spiritual home of the Blues.
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.
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.
Gordon's Blues Guides, Volume Three: Blues-Rock
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 37,150. 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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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.