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Blues Guitar Handbook (Bk/Cd), The
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Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Guitar
Composer St James, Adam
Publisher Hal Leonard Publishing Corp

Price: $29.99

Unavailable for Digital Delivery

Catalog #00332863

UPC code: 884088401610

This latest entry in Backbeat's bestselling handbook series starts by explorin g the humble beginnings of blues guitar through the early decades of the 20th century, including profiles of such players as Robert Johnson, Charley Patton, and Son House. As the story moves into the '40s and '50s, and blues players m igrate to major urban centers, author Adam St. James follows the evolution of the music at the hands of such electric blues kingpins as Muddy Waters, Howlin ' Wolf, and B. B. King. Then it's the blues-rockers of the '60s, '70s, and '80 s (including Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, and Stevie Ray Vaughan) befo re the story comes up to date, with blues flame-keepers such as Keb Mo' or Duk e Robillard, and some not-quite-traditionalists, such as Robben Ford or Derek Trucks. A comprehens

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