Deep South
Deep South
Peter Bölke
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Deep South

Deep South

The Story of the Blues

The book: Emerged from the chants of the slaves in the Southern States, blues became one of the most important elements of popular music genres like jazz, rock’n’roll and soul. The earBOOK „Deep South – The Story of the Blues“ tells the story of this moving music genre from its beginnings until today. The author illuminates the most significant forms of blues, its most influential artists and connections to other musical styles. Structured in four chapters with compact information as well as fascinating images, and four related music CDs, „Deep South – The Story of the Blues“ is an entertaining and informative overview of the development of this musical genre.

The music: Featuring Lead Belly, Son House, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, Bessie Smith, Meade Lux Lewis and John Mayal.

Excerpts (free download):


Chapter 01
Rough Sound from the Delta

Chapter 03
Blue Notes from the Cookbook

156 pages, 133 photos, 4 cds
€ 39.95 (D) | ISBN-13: 9783940004987
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