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The Penguin Guide to Blues Recordings by Tony Russell
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From its roots in the American South to today's world stage, the journey of the blues has encompassed countless artists and recordings. But how can you find the best of them? "The Penguin Guide to Blues Recordings" is a uniquely informative, insightful and easy-to-use guide through the jungles of the record shop and the online music store. It surveys the recorded work of more than a thousand blues artists, from towering figures of the past like Charley Patton, Bessie Smith and Robert Johnson to stars of the modern era such as B.B. King, Buddy Guy and Stevie Ray Vaughan, providing crisp, expert and witty reviews of almost six thousand CDs. Whether you're a blues aficionado or just starting a collection, this is required reading.

Author Biography

Tony Russell is a music historian who has written on country music, blues, jazz and other forms of popular music in a wide variety of publications. He has researched, written and presented many musical programs for BBC Radio, and has acted as consultant on many radio and television documentaries.
Release date NZ
July 27th, 2006
Contributions by Joe Faulkner Contributions by Neil Slaven Contributions by Ricky Russell
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Penguin Books Ltd
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