This biography of the blues guitarist is based on a large number of interviews with Walker himself as well as with members of his family and fellow musicians. It offers an insider's account of the life of a blues musician, from wild living on the road to a contented family life at home.
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Helen Oakley Dance has been involved with jazz and blues since the mid-1930s, having staged concerts by Benny Goodman, produced recordings by Duke Ellington, and participated in presentations by the Count Basie Orchestra. She has contributed to Down Beat, Saturday Review, Music Journal, and to several books published by her husband, the jazz historian and critic Stanley Dance.From Publishers Weekly:
Aaron "T-Bone" Walker, who died in 1975, was widely regarded as the father of modern guitar blues, whose sound influenced much of today's popular music. "In a book that well may become a basic cultural document, Dance has organized interviews with Walker, his family, friends and associates into a smooth-flowing narrative account of this important musical innovator, " praised PW. Photos.
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Book Description Da Capo Press, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110306804131
Book Description Da Capo Press, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0306804131