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B. B. King There Is Always One More Time

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ISBN-10: 0879308435

ISBN-13: 9780879308438

Edition: 2005

Authors: David McGee, B. B. King

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The Lives in Music series meshes biography with discography. This debut title profiles the legendary King of Blues, B.B. King. An opening essay charts his life from childhood in the Mississippi Delta up to his first studio session. The author then takes an inside look at his distinguished career, album by album, offering a critical appraisal of each recording and a portrait of the making of each album. First-hand interviews with B.B. King, as well as producers, engineers, arrangers, and key musicians, bring these sessions to life and provide readers a context for understanding B.B. King's recordings in light of his career and life events that shaped them. This definitive book also incudes a…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date: 9/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 354
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

David McGee, formerly Research Associate and Head of Secondary Acquisitions at the Dibner Institute's Burndy Library, is an independent scholar, working recently with the Canadian Science and Technology Museum.

Prologue
Delta Born, Delta Raised, Delta Scarred
Memphis: Arrival, Retreat, Return
The Modern Age
Pre-Album Singles: An Artist Revealed
The Crown Albums
"Ain't Nothing but a Business"
Drifting Blues
Manhattan Transfer
Rebirth
"Give Me a Thrill, Stew"
What's Up, Doc?
Consolidating the Gains
Doc: Dum Spiro Spero
Auditing the Regency
Summitry of a Higher Order
Simplify, Simplify, Simplify!
Epilogue
Anthologies and Overviews: A Buyer's Guide
Endnotes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
About the Author / Photo Credits
Index