Featured Book – Rock Music – The Blues Muse – the Dedication

I think this is probably my most interesting book.

Opher's World

Dedication

 

This book is dedicated to all the brilliant musicians who have illuminated my life and thinking. I dedicate it to Woody Guthrie, Roy Harper, Don Van Vliet, the Beatles, Doors, Country Joe and the Fish, Tomorrow, Bob Dylan, James Brown, Nick Harper, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Waits, Syd Barrett, Aretha Franklin, Booker T & the MGs, the Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, Downliners Sect, Kinks, Phil Ochs, White Stripes, Bo Carter, North Mississippi Allstars, Eddie Cochran, Son House, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Robert Johnson, Jimi Hendrix, Elmore James, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, Nick Drake, Jimmy Reed, Byrds, Hank Williams, Bessie Smith, Janis Joplin, Arthur Alexander, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Carl Perkins, Mothers of invention, Joni Mitchell, Buffy St Marie, James Varda, Screaming Jay Hawkins, the Big Three, Eels, Neil Young, Cream, AC/DC, Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac, RL Burnside, Lee Scratch Perry, Junior Kimbrough, Stiff Little Fingers, Sex Pistols, Free, John Lennon, Buddy…

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2 thoughts on “Featured Book – Rock Music – The Blues Muse – the Dedication

  1. Finished reading this a week ago, I am behind on all this reading stuff. Really enjoyed a gentle and interesting glimpse into so many iconic names all in one go. We enjoyed The Strawbs, Lindisfarne, Ralph Mactell and Julie Felix at the Great British Folk Festival in Skegness as well as an array of young talent too. I love the links your book makes too as often we see artists who have played ‘ backing up’ many of those old favourites.

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