Schwartz, Roberta Freund: How Britain Got the Blues: The Transmission & Reception of American Blues Style in the United Kingdo


Catalogue No: 9780754655800

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Subtitle: Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

Department: Biographies & Reference - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Preface; Jazz reception in Britain: misunderstandings and recordings in exile; The first time I met the blues: blues arrives in Britain; 1953–1957: the problem of the new; 1957–1962: the blues revival, part I; 'London: the new Chicago!': the R&B boom of 1963–1965; Blues at the crossroads: the British blues revival part III, 1965–1970; Bibliography; Index.