The Land Where Blues Began download free [PDF and Ebook] by Alan Lomax

The Land Where Blues Began download free [PDF and Ebook] by Alan Lomax year 2002
  • Book name: The Land Where Blues Began
  • Author: Alan Lomax
  • Release date: 2002/7/17
  • Publisher: THE NEW PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Entertainment
  • ISBN: 9781565847392
  • Rating: 8.69 of 10
  • Votes: 857
  • Review by: Brenda Nash
  • Review rating: 7.17 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/29
  • Total pages: 542
  • Includes a PDF summary of 56 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A self-described 'song-hunter,' the folklorist Alan Lomax traveled the Mississippi Delta in the 1930's and '40s, armed with primitive recording equipment and a keen love of the Delta's music heritage. Crisscrossing the towns and hamlets where the blues began, Lomax gave voice to such greats as Leadbelly, Fred MacDowell, Muddy Waters, and many others, all of whom made their debut recordings with him. The Land Where the Blues Began is Lomax's 'stingingly well-written cornbread-and-moonshine odyssey' (Kirkus Reviews) through America's musical heartland. Through candid conversations with bluesmen and vivid, firsthand accounts of the landscape where their music was born, Lomax's 'discerning reconstructions . . . give life to a domain most of us can never know . . . one that summons us with an oddly familiar sensation of reverence and dread' (The New York Times Book Review). The Land Where the Blues Began captures the irrepressible energy of soul of people who changed American musical history. Winner of the 1993 National Critics Circle Award for nonfiction, The Land Where the Blues Began is now available in a handsome new paperback edition.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 25H44M42S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Blues, History: Specific Events & Topics, History Of The Americas, Music Reviews & Criticism, Theory Of Music & Musicology
  • Available formats: EPUB, PRC, DOC, TXT, PDF, WORD, PDB, TIFF. Compressed in AZW, RAR, DMG, TAR, ZIP
  • Download servers: Rapidgator.net, BitShare, 4Shared, Torrent, KickAssTorents, MEGA, Microsoft OneDrive
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 33.20 USD
  • Dimensions: 155x234x33.02mm
  • Weight: 844g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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