Год издания: 2005
Количество страниц: 400
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Book DescriptionTalkin' to Myself: Blues Lyrics, 1921-1942 is a compendium of lyrics by the great blues recording artists of the classic blues era. It includes over 2000 songs, transcribed directly from the original recordings, making it by far the most comprehensive and accurate collection of blues lyrics available. Blues lyrics are recognized as a unique form of African-American poetry. They reflect myriad issues, well beyond the cliches of love gone wrong. The blues was a means of communicating a wide range of feelings on topics as varied as love, illness, politics, work and employment, recreation--the entire range of the African-American experience. Artists covered include many major blues performers, as well as the obscure. Some of the better known names include Kokomo Arnold; Blind Willie McTell; Robert Johnson; Charlie Patton; Lead Belly; Son House; Skip James; Blind Blake; Blind Lemon Jefferson; and dozens more. Today, the blues is enjoying a...