By Edward Komara,Greg Johnson

Search the web for the a hundred top songs or top albums. Dozens of lists will look from aficionados to significant track personalities. yet what if you happen to not just love hearing the blues or nation song or jazz or rock, you like studying approximately it, too. How do you separate what concerns from what doesn’t one of the hundreds—sometimes thousands—of books at the song you so love? within the Best song Books sequence, readers ultimately have a quick-and-ready checklist of crucial works released on smooth significant song genres via best specialists.

In 100 Books each Blues Fan should still personal, Edward Komara, former Blues Archivist of the college of Mississippi, and his successor Greg Johnson pick out these histories, biographies, surveys, transcriptions and stories from the various countless numbers of works which have been released approximately this very important American musical style.

Komara and Johnson supply a brief description of the contents and the fulfillment of every identify chosen for his or her “Blues 100.” Entries comprise complete bibliographic citations, costs of copies in print, or even descriptions of particular versions for publication creditors. 100 Books each Blues Fan should still Own additionally comprises steered blues recordings to accompany each one urged paintings, in addition to a concluding part on key reference titles—or as Komara and Johnson word it: “The Books in the back of the Blues 100.”

100 Books each Blues Fan may still Own serves as a advisor for any blues fan trying to find a street map throughout the heritage of—and even heritage of the scholarship on—the blues. the following Komara and Johnson solution the query of not just what's a “blues” publication, yet which of them are worthy possessing.

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