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  1. Feb 26,  · Paul Oliver places singers like Blind Lemon Jefferson, Bessie Smith, Muddy Waters and Lightnin' Hopkins firmly in the context of their surroundings. He considers every facet of the Blues, its themes and subjects, the impact of recording, its-far-reaching legacy.
  2. Paul Oliver is a world-renowned authority on the blues. He was among the first to write seriously about the music, and his many acclaimed books include Blues Feel This Morning, Conversation with the Blues, The Story of the Blues, and Savannah Syncopators. He lives in Oxfordshire, England.
  3. Another fine one, still only available on LP, is second album of "Jazz," a volume set put out by Smithsonian. This second album, entitled "The Blues," tells a story just as amazingly as this one, and there is no overlap of songs! Side 2 begins with what for my money is the finest blues instrumental ever waxed: Jimmy Yancey's performance /5(6).
  4. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Various / Paul Oliver - The Story Of The Blues at Discogs. Complete your Various / Paul Oliver collection.
  5. "A documentary history of the blues on record compiled by Paul Oliver" Laminated gatefold, unlaminated (black text print only) inner spread. Printed & made by Ernest J. .
  6. Paul Oliver - Story Of The Blues UK Pressing - Gatefold Double Album - Orange/yellow CBS - Original inner sleeve Full Tracking listing - See below Matrix / Runout (A-side run-out, stamped): CBS M A2 Matrix / Runout (B-side run-out, stamped): CBS B2 Matrix / Runout (C-side run-out, stamped): CBS M A2Seller Rating: % positive.
  7. The Story of the Blues. Paul Oliver. Northeastern University Press, - Music - pages. 0 Reviews. Featuring over vintage photographs and a new introduction by the author, the engaging, informative volume brings to life the African American singers and players who created this rich genre of music as well as the settings and.
  8. When writer and blues scholar Paul Oliver first came along, the genre he specialized in was something of a mystery to the music audience. Young listeners hearing the Rolling Stones do an old Delta blues number on the group's very first record usually thought this was some kind of original concept, not a tribute to a great Afro-American art form which at that point had been languishing in Price: $
  9. Now available in an updated edition, Paul Oliver's classic history of the blues is widely recognized as the definitive work on the subject. Featuring more than two hundred vintage photographs and a new introduction by the author, the engaging, informative volume brings to life the African American singers and players who created this rich genre of music, as well as the settings and experiences that inspired .

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