Chasin' That Devil Music Searching for the Blues

ISBN-10: 0879305525
ISBN-13: 9780879305529
Edition: 1998
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date: 8/1/1998
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

'Chasin' That Devil Music - Searching for the Blues' is the fruit of research into the birth of the blues by a blues scholar who has researched the artists on old 78 RPM records to uncover their stories along with rare interviews and songs which are on the CD included with the book.

Foreword
Editor's Introduction
Prologue: King Solomon Hill
Initial Inquiries and Encounters
Knocking on Doors for 78s: Buying Race Records in the South
The Immortal Charlie Patton
Country Blues and Gospel Pioneers
Got Four, Five Puppies, One Little Shaggy Hound
A Quick Ramble...
Six Who Made Recorded History
Tips, Leads, and Documents
The Black Birds of Paradise
Down at the Depot: The Story of John Lee
Searching for the Robert Johnson Death Certificate
Robert Johnson: New Details on the Death of a Bluesman
Patton's Murder - Whitewash? Or Hogwash?
Bukka White: From Aberdeen to Parchman
Witnesses
Ledell Johnson Remembers His Brother, Tommy
Luther and Percy: The Huff Brothers
Highway 80 Blues
Garfield Akers and Joe Callicott: From the Hernando Cotton Fields
H.C. Speir
Legends of the Lost (The Story of Henry Speir)
Godfather of Delta Blues: H.C. Speir
Retrospectives
Reverend D.C. Rice - Gospel Singer
Canton, Mis'sippi Breakdown
He's Devil of a Joe
Can't Tell My Future: The Mystery of Willie Brown
Blind Roosevelt Graves (1909-1962)
Stop, Look, and Listen at the Cross Road
Epilogue: One Last Walk up King Solomon Hill
Afterword
References
List of 78 rpm Record Issues Cited
Index of 78s
List of Interviews Cited
Reissues
Index of Names
CD Liner Notes
About the Author and Editor

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