A Blues Bibliography: The International Literature of an African-American Music Genre, Second Edition: Volume 2, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

A Blues Bibliography

The International Literature of an African-American Music Genre, Second Edition: Volume 2, 1st Edition

By Rob Ford


496 pages

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Hardback: 9781138303744
pub: 2019-09-02
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This book provides a sequel to Rob Ford's comprehensive reference work A Blues Bibliography, the second edition of which was published in 2007. Bringing Ford's bibliography of resources up to date, this volume covers works published since 2005, complementing the first volume by extending coverage through fifteen years of new publications. As in the previous volume, this work includes entries on the history and background of the blues, instruments, record labels, reference sources, regional variations and lyric transcriptions and musical analysis. With extensive listings of print and online articles in scholarly and trade journals, books, and recordings, this bibliography offers the most thorough resource for all researchers studying the blues.

Table of Contents

Preface Page

Introduction Page

Acknowledgments Page

References Page

1. History & Background Page

2. Biographical Entries: A Page

3. Biographical Entries: B Page

4. Biographical Entries: C Page

5. Biographical Entries: D Page

6. Biographical Entries: E Page

7. Biographical Entries: F Page

8. Biographical Entries: G Page

9. Biographical Entries: H/I Page

10. Biographical Entries: J Page

11. Biographical Entries: K Page

12. Biographical Entries: L Page

13. Biographical Entries: M Page

14. Biographical Entries: N Page

15. Biographical Entries: O Page

16. Biographical Entries: P Page

17. Biographical Entries: Q/R Page

18. Biographical Entries: S Page

19. Biographical Entries: T Page

20. Biographical Entries: U/V Page

21. Biographical Entries: W/X/Y/Z Page

22. Instruments Page

23. Record Labels Page

24. Reference Sources Page

25. Regional Variations Page

26. Lyric Transcriptions & Musical Analysis Page

27. Author Index Page

About the Author

Rob Ford is a librarian at The University of Exeter. The first edition of his Blues Bibliography brought him wide recognition as a scholar in this field.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MUSIC / General
MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Blues
MUSIC / Reference