Barrelhouse Blues: Location Recording and the Early Traditions of the Blues
Book: Barrelhouse Blues: Location Recording and the Early Traditions of the Blues , by Paul Oliver, ISBN10: 046500881X, ISBN13: 9780465008810, Basic Books, August 2009, Hardcover
Paul Oliver is an eminent writer on the history of the blues. From an early age he collected blues records and books on the blues, publishing his first article in Jazz Journal in 1951. Since that time he has published dozens of books on the history of the blues and blues music, including Conversations with the Blues, The Story of the Blues, and Blues Fell this Morning. He lives in Oxford, England.
A pioneering scholar of the blues explores the folk traditions that predated and shaped this uniquely American music as we know it.
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