Books for the Blues

Cross Roads
Cross Roads How the Blues Shaped Rock 'n' Roll (and Rock Saved the Blues) By Milward, John Book - 2013 781.6616 MIL Available in some locations
Give My Poor Heart Ease
Give My Poor Heart Ease Voices of the Mississippi Blues Book - 2009 781.643 GIV Available in some locations
A Bad Woman Feeling Good
A Bad Woman Feeling Good Blues and the Women Who Sing Them By Jackson, Buzzy Book - 2005 782.4216 JAC Available in some locations
Tell the Truth Until They Bleed
Tell the Truth Until They Bleed Coming Clean in the Dirty World of Blues and Rock 'n' Roll By Friedman, Josh Alan Paperback - 2008 782.4216 FRI Available in some locations
Heat Wave
Heat Wave The Life and Career of Ethel Waters By Bogle, Donald Book - 2011 B WAT Available in some locations
Chicago Blues
Chicago Blues As Seen From the Inside : the Photographs of Raeburn Flerlage By Flerlage, Raeburn Paperback - 2000 781.643 FLE Available in some locations
Blues Thinking Deep About Feeling Low Paperback - 2012 781.643 BLU Available in some locations
Blues Guitar
Blues Guitar Learn to Play Blues Guitar With Step-by-step Lessons and 20 Great Blues Songs By Koch, Greg Paperback - 2002 787.8719 KOC All copies in use Availability details
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In honor of Columbia's Roots N Blues N BBQ festival, a list of books about the blues, history of the music genre and learning to play the blues, as well as biographies of select blues artists.

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