During 2003, the Year of the Blues, there will be diverse events throughout the country, including Martin Scorsese's seven-part film series that will travel to many museums. A lively history, "Nothing But the Blues is richly illustrated with rare photographs of the musicians, promoters, and venues, as well as record labels, posters and ads. The kind of insider knowledge found in this book offers unprecedented insights about this rich musical tradition that includes genres from jug-band to soul and rock 'n roll.
"Nothing But the Blues is a gorgeous object, packed full of rare photographs and written by a virtual who's who of blues experts." -- Boston Globe "Extensively illustrated, comprehensive volume...Cohn does full justice to this rich and vibrant chapter of American history." -- Publishers Weekly "Lavishly illustrated, well researched, and written in a lively style, this book should become a standard on the topic." -- Library Journal
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st September 1999
Publisher: Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.7 x 21.6 x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.55