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The Voice of the Blues : Classic Interviews from

The Voice of the Blues

Classic Interviews from "Living Blues" Magazine

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Published: 7th December 2001
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Some voices you will hear in The Voice of the Blues:
"I sing blues for some money and I sing because I love 'em. They tried to put me over in another bag but I just don't fit no other bag. Exactly I fits one shoe, and that is the blues."-Muddy Waters
"I never did name one of my records 'the blues' . . . Everybody else called my sounds what I made 'the blues.' But I always just felt good behind 'em; I didn't feel like I was playin' no blues. I felt like it sound just as good to the spiritual people as it would to somebody in a bar. . ."-Jimmy Reed
"The Voice of the Blues" brings together lengthy interviews with pioneering blues performers including Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, Jimmy Reed, B. B. King, and many others. Each interview captures the "voice" of the blues performer, reflecting life experiences, musical influences, and achievements. Illustrations include rare archival photographs and documents. A must for fans of the blues-both traditional and electric.

'I sing blues for some money and I sing them because I love 'em. They tried to put me over in another bag but I just don't fit no other bag. Exactly I fits one shoe, and that is the blues.' - Muddy Waters 'I never did name one of my records 'the blues'... Everybody else called my sounds what I made 'the blues'. But I always just felt good behind 'em; I didn't feel like I was playin' no blues. I felt it sound just as good to the spiritual people as it would to somebody in a bar' - Jimmy Reed

Forewordp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. xv
Georgia Tom Dorseyp. 1
Sleepy John Estes and Hammie Nixonp. 43
Houston Stackhousep. 69
T-Bone Walkerp. 137
Muddy Watersp. 155
John Lee Hookerp. 203
Eddie Boydp. 227
Little Walter and Louis Myersp. 281
Jimmy Reedp. 305
Freddie Kingp. 359
Esther Phillipsp. 375
Little Miltonp. 389
Indexp. 409
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ISBN: 9780415936545
ISBN-10: 0415936543
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 7th December 2001
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.62
Edition Number: 1