Blues: The Basics


Blues: The Basicsgives a brief introduction to a century of the blues, ideal for students and interested listeners who want to learn more about this important musical style.The book is organized chronologically, focusing on the major eras in blues' growth and development. Each chapter includes a timeline relating significant social and historical events to developments in the blues. The book concludes with lists of key recordings, books, and videos.Blues: The Basics serves as an excellent introduction to the players, the music, and the styles that make blues an enduring and well-loved musical style.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2005


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