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Baraka, Amiri. Blues People: Negro Music in White America. New York: William Morrow, 1963.

Barlow, William. Looking Up at Down: The Emergence of Blues Culture. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1989.

Brooks, Lonnie, Cub Koda, and Wayne Baker. Blues for Dummies. Foster City, CA: John Wiley & Sons, 1998.

Charters, Samuel Barclay. The Blues Makers. New York: Da Capo Press, 1991.

Charters, Samuel Barclay. The Country Blues. New York: Da Capo Press, 1975.

Charters, Samuel Barclay. The Roots of the Blues: An African Search. New York: Da Capo Press, 1991.

Cohn, Lawrence, ed. Nothing But the Blues: The Music and Musicians. New York: Abbeville, 1993.

Edwards, David Honeyboy. The World Don't Owe Me Nothing: The Life and Times of Delta Bluesman Honeyboy Edwards. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 1997.

Evans, David. Big Road Blues: Tradition and Creativity in Folk Blues. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982.

Ferris, William R. Blues from the Delta. Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1978.

Garon, Paul. Blues and the Poetic Spirit. San Francisco: City Lights, 1996.

Guralnick, Peter. Feel Like Going Home: Portraits in Blues and Rock 'n' Roll. Boston: Back Bay Books, 1999.

Keil, Charles. Urban Blues. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1966.

Lemann, Nicholas. The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America. New York: Vintage Books, 1992.

Lomax, Alan. The Land Where the Blues Began. New York: Pantheon, 1993.

Murray, Albert. Stomping the Blues. New York: McGraw Hill, 1976.

Obrecht, Jas. Blues Guitar: The Men Who Made the Music. San Francisco, CA: GPI Books, 1990.

O'Neal, Jim, and Amy Van Singel. The Voice of the Blues: Classic Interviews from Living Blues Magazine. New York: Routledge, 2001.

Palmer, Robert. Deep Blues. New York: Penguin, 1981.

Rowe, Mike. Chicago Blues: The City and the Music. New York: DaCapo, 1975.

Santelli, Robert. The Best of the Blues: 101 Essential Albums. New York: Penguin, 1997.

Santelli, Robert. The Big Book of Blues: A Biographical Encyclopedia. New York: Penguin, 2001.

Tipaldi, Art. Children of the Blues: 49 Musicians Shaping a New Blues Tradition. San Francisco, CA: Backbeat Books, 2002.

Titon, Jeff Todd. Downhome Blues Lyrics: An Anthology from the Post-World War II Era. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1990 [1981].

Tracy, Steven C. Write Me a Few of Your Lines: A Blues Reader. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1999.

Wyman, Bill. Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey: A Journey to Music's Heart and Soul. New York: DK Publishing, 2001.


 

 

 
 

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