(1999 ´Hohner´) (79:40/60) English edition of what is a successful pubication in Germany, the combination of the book ´Blues Harping´ with instructional cd, as taught by two harp players of international fame and reputation. Here´s what the author´s say: ´This book summarizes the most important aspects of blues harp playing in an easily understandable form. It explains how the harmonica functions, and introduces the reader to important playing techniques through practical musical examples. Although some of this information may be of use to the more advanced player, our main intention was to help the beginner to understand the blues harp, to make this mysterious and fascinating instrument more accessible, and to provide the necessary basis for further progress. ´ Keep on harping´. Paperback - 52 pages - A4 format - 2 colors, partly illustrated. To go along with the instructions, you may order a Hohner ´Big River Harp´ from us. DM 30.00 ea, order no. HCA 002.
(2000/PENGUIN) Paperback, English, 536 pages. last copies! `A towering monument to a remarkable 60-year career ... John Lee Hooker is our last surviving link with the birth of the blues. Now in his 80s, he has waited some time for a biographer to tell his long and, unusually for an old Mississippi bluesman, happy story. Murray performs that task, and many more besides, with gusto´ Robert Sandall, Sunday Times Books of the Year `The story of a major American cultural icon - a link to an unimaginably distant past, and a completely unique figure in popular music history - brilliantly told´ Ed Ward, Mojo `A pure delight ... Long conversational exchanges with Hooker and his associates are hilarious, touching and enlightening´ Neil McCormick, Daily Telegraph Books of the Year `The living legend gets the book he deserves ... Murray brilliantly paints a portrait of someone who may have his foibles, but comes across as being 4 Real in pretty much every way imaginable.´ Clark Collis, Q
Taschenbuch - 275 - Englisch ´At long last, John Lomax´s account of his efforts to elevate folk songs to the realm of high literature is back in print. It´s a story of one man´s struggle to get singers to sing for him, scholars to pay attention, and for all Americans to hear their own history unfold before them in song. A true American odyssey.´ JOHN SZWED, author of Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World Adventures of a Ballad Hunter is a memoir of Lomax´s eventful life. It recalls his early years and the fruitful decades he spent on the road collecting folk songs, on his own and later with son Alan and second. wife Ruby Terrill Lomax. Vibrant, amus-ing, often haunting stories of the people he met and recorded are the gems of this book, which also gives lyrics for dozens of songs. Adventures of a Ballad Hunter illuminates vital traditions in American popular cul-ture and the labor that has gone into their preservation. JOHN A. LOMAX (1867-1948) recorded classics such as ´Home on the Range´ and ´Goodnight Irene´ and with son Alan helped launch the musical careers of Lead Belly and Pete Seeger. His extensive record-ings and papers are housed in the Library of Congress and the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin. Focus on American History Series The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History University of Texas at Austin Don Carleton, Series Editor UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS
(2006/BRASS RING) 13 tracks with 12 page booklet of photos & lyrics / Kernige Roots Scheibe - Klasse Stimme, gute Texte und abwechslungsreiche Musik von modern-rockig, akustisch-melancholisch bis zu traditionellem Honky Tonk Country - Highlight !sk/ Great Roots Album with a variety of styles and excellent musicians, singing & lyrics !
(2004/CCM) 1:44min, B&W, english, digit.restored,´The Squatter´(´56) ´An Adventure with Audubon´(´56),´Trapline´(´56),´Jim Bowie Comes Home´(´56)
Bücher/Books on DYNAMITE by Dynamite - Magazin - Nr.20 - Magazin & limited Single (english)
(2010/OLMS) English, Gebunden, 270x270 mm, 192 Seiten, mit 175 meist farbigen Abbildungen, Audio CD (20 tracks).
(1996/Polygram) Audio Book by Colin Escott & George Merritt read by Sammy Kershaw (English, 150 Min.). Includes 13 songs and 2 spoken recordings. - Based on the book ´Hank Williams, The Biography´, by Colin Escot (with George Merrit and William MacEwen).