Guitar King

Guitar King
Author: David Dann
Release: 2019-10-15
Editor: University of Texas Press
Pages: 736
ISBN: 9781477318775
Language: en
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Named one of the world’s great blues-rock guitarists by Rolling Stone, Mike Bloomfield (1943–1981) remains beloved by fans nearly forty years after his untimely death. Taking readers backstage, onstage, and into the recording studio with this legendary virtuoso, David Dann tells the riveting stories behind Bloomfield’s work in the seminal Paul Butterfield Blues Band and the mesmerizing Electric Flag, as well as the Super Session album with Al Kooper and Stephen Stills, Bob Dylan’s Highway 61 Revisited, and soundtrack work with Peter Fonda and Jack Nicholson. In vivid chapters drawn from meticulous research, including more than seventy interviews with the musician’s friends, relatives, and band members, music historian David Dann brings to life Bloomfield’s worlds, from his comfortable upbringing in a Jewish family on Chicago’s North Shore to the gritty taverns and raucous nightclubs where this self-taught guitarist helped transform the sound of contemporary blues and rock music. With scenes that are as electrifying as Bloomfield’s music, this is the story of a life lived at full volume.

Michael Bloomfield

Michael Bloomfield
Author: Ed Ward,Billy Gibbons
Release: 2016-09-01
Editor: Chicago Review Press
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781613733318
Language: en
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This is the definitive biography of the legendary guitarist whom Muddy Waters and B. B. King held in high esteem and who created the prototype for Clapton, Hendrix, Page, and those who followed. Bloomfield was a member of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, which inspired a generation of white blues players; he played with Bob Dylan in the mid-1960s, when his guitar was a central component of Dylan's new rock sound on "Like a Rolling Stone." He then founded the Electric Flag, recorded Super Session with Al Kooper, backed Janis Joplin, and released at least twenty other albums despite debilitating substance abuse. This book, based on extensive interviews with Bloomfield himself and with those who knew him best, and including an extensive discography and Bloomfield's memorable 1968 Rolling Stone interview, is an intimate portrait of one of the pioneers of rock guitar.

Michael Bloomfield If You Love These Blues

Michael Bloomfield If You Love These Blues
Author: Jan Mark Wolkin
Release: 2000-09-01
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9781617744822
Language: en
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MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD IF YOU LOVE THESE BLUES AN ORAL HISTORY (W/CD)

Michael Bloomfield Legendary Licks

Michael Bloomfield   Legendary Licks
Author: Dave Celentano,Michael Bloomfield
Release: 2014-02-01
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Pages: 64
ISBN: 9781480387126
Language: en
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(Guitar Educational). The Legendary Licks series presents the music of a band or artists in a comprehensive play-along package. Each book contains note-for-note transcriptions and detailed performance notes on how to play a multitude of classic licks, fills, riffs, and solos complete with recorded demonstrations of each exercise and gear setup tips. This pack includes instruction on playing 11 of Bloomfield's finest, including: Albert's Shuffle * Another Country * Born in Chicago * East West * The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) * It's My Own Fault Darlin' * Killing Floor * Texas * Wine * Work Song * You're Killing My Love. "Mike Bloomfield is number one. Not only did he play over the top well and I mean amazingly well but he also played what I call 'real' guitar. If you've ever heard Mike Bloomfield, then you know what I'm talking about. It just came from his heart. I never got a chance to see him because he died at an early age, but he was a big influence on me as to the way I learned to bend strings and get everything I could out of a note. One of the best players ever." Mick Mars (Motley Crue)

Michael Bloomfield If You Love These Blues

Michael Bloomfield   If You Love These Blues
Author: Jan Mark Wolkin,Bill Keenom,Michael Bloomfield
Release: 2000-09-01
Editor: Backbeat Books
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9781617131684
Language: en
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(Book). Guitarist Michael Bloomfield shot to stardom in the '60s with The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Bob Dylan, The Electric Flag and on Al Kooper's "Super Session." His story is told in the words of his brother, musicians such as B.B. King, producer Paul Rothchild and dozens of others including Bloomfield himself. Features a foreword by Carlos Santana, and audio of unreleased early studio tracks. "(This book) is a look inside the psyche of a musical innovator who deserves a posthumous Nobel Prize and a statue on Rush Street in Chicago. If you love his blues, you'll love this book." Al Kooper

Guitar King

Guitar King
Author: David Dann
Release: 2019-10-15
Editor: University of Texas Press
Pages: 713
ISBN: 9781477318935
Language: en
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A Rolling Stone Best Music Book of 2019, this biography of blues-rock legend Mike Bloomfield “draws you in the way a novel does” (The Wall Street Journal). Named one of the world’s great blues-rock guitarists by Rolling Stone, Mike Bloomfield remains beloved by fans forty years after his untimely death. Taking readers backstage, onstage, and into the recording studio with this legendary virtuoso, David Dann tells the riveting stories behind Bloomfield’s work in the seminal Paul Butterfield Blues Band and the mesmerizing Electric Flag, as well as on the Super Session album with Al Kooper and Stephen Stills, Bob Dylan’s Highway 61 Revisited, and soundtrack work with Peter Fonda and Jack Nicholson. Drawing from meticulous research, including more than seventy interviews with the musician’s friends, relatives, and band members, music historian David Dann brings to life Bloomfield’s worlds, from his struggles to fit in on Chicago’s wealthy North Shore with his Jewish family to the gritty taverns and raucous nightclubs where this self-taught guitarist helped transform the sound of contemporary blues and rock music. With scenes that are as electrifying as Bloomfield’s solos, this is the story of a life lived at full volume. “Feels like one of the last great untold classic-rock tales, right up through Bloomfield’s mysterious passing.” ―Rolling Stone “Reveals the depths of Bloomfield's musical passions, genius and personal despair . . . Guitar King establishes his pivotal role in American music history.” ―Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Michael Bloomfield Guitar Anthology

Michael Bloomfield Guitar Anthology
Author: Michael Bloomfield
Release: 2016-01-01
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Pages: 200
ISBN: 9781495059780
Language: en
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(Guitar Recorded Versions). A collection of 20 note-for-note transcriptions of Bloomfield's legendary playing, including: Albert's Shuffle * Blues with a Feeling * Born in Chicago * City Girl * Further on up the Road * Going down Slow * Got My Mo Jo Working * Green Onions * Groovin' Is Easy * I Got a Mind to Give up Living * Killing Floor * Like a Rolling Stone * Lovin' Cup * Mary Ann * One Good Man * One Way Out * The Sky Is Crying * Stop * Sho 'Bout to Drive Me Wild * Walkin' Blues.

Dirty Gold

Dirty Gold
Author: Michael John Bloomfield
Release: 2017-02-10
Editor: MIT Press
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780262035781
Language: en
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The response from the jewelry industry to a campaign for ethically sourced gold as a case study in the power of business in global environmental politics.

Me and Big Joe

Me and Big Joe
Author: Michael Bloomfield,Scott Summerville
Release: 1981
Editor: Re-Search Publications
Pages: 49
ISBN: STANFORD:36105122671519
Language: en
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The Adventures of Mike Bloomfield Al Kooper with Paul Butterfield and David Clayton Thomas

The Adventures of Mike Bloomfield   Al Kooper with Paul Butterfield and David Clayton Thomas
Author: Ken Brooks
Release: 1999
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 186
ISBN: UVA:X006121618
Language: en
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Mike Bloomfield met Al Kooper at a recording session for Bob Dylan's Highway 61 album. Al had previously played with The Blues Project and then started Blood Sweat and Tears. Mike had played with the black bluesmen of Chicago before joining The Paul Butterfield Blues Band. Mike later formed The Electric Flag with Nick Gravenites. The stories of Paul Butterfield and David Clayton Thomas are intermingled with those of Mike and Al and are also told in this 4-in-1 book. Paul and Mike were both casualties of the blues; Al and David are continuing their careers into the millennium. A track-by-track review of most of their albums and singles is included, many albums and recordings have been unavailable since the 1970s or earlier.

Jews Race and Popular Music

 Jews  Race and Popular Music
Author: Jon Stratton
Release: 2017-07-05
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 238
ISBN: 9781351561693
Language: en
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Jon Stratton provides a pioneering work on Jews as a racialized group in the popular music of America, Britain and Australia during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Rather than taking a narrative, historical approach the book consists of a number of case studies, looking at the American, British and Australian music industries. Stratton's primary motivation is to uncover how the racialized positioning of Jews, which was sometimes similar but often different in each of the societies under consideration, affected the kinds of music with which Jews have become involved. Stratton explores race as a cultural construction and continues discussions undertaken in Jewish Studies concerning the racialization of the Jews and the stereotyping of Jews in order to present an in-depth and critical understanding of Jews, race and popular music.

Bonfort s Wine and Liquor Trade Directory for the United States

Bonfort s Wine and Liquor Trade Directory for the United States
Author: Anonim
Release: 1875
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 665
ISBN: UCD:31175011220855
Language: en
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Gold

Gold
Author: Michael John Bloomfield,Roy Maconachie
Release: 2020-12-02
Editor: Polity
Pages: 204
ISBN: 1509534105
Language: en
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The quest for gold sounds like something from the past, but gold remains a highly prized and impactful resource within the global economy. From the insatiable demand for gold in the electronics that permeate our day to day, to the environmental desolation driven by gold mining in the Amazon, the gold trade continues to touch the lives and livelihoods of people across the world. In this book, Bloomfield and Maconachie tell the intriguing story of the yellow metal, tracing the seismic shifts in the industry over the last few decades. They explain how huge purchases of gold reserves by BRICS countries like China and Russia mark the shifting balance of power away from the West. And how rising affluence in India has led to a surging demand for gold jewellery, undermining attempts to make supply chains more responsible. Throughout the book, the authors suggest ways we could, collectively, make practices work better for the countless workers and communities who too often suffer at the producer-end of the supply chain. Linking local to global, producer to consumer, and gold’s extraction from the Earth to the financial centres that fuel it, this book offers a probing analysis that reveals who wins and who loses, and what this means for the future of gold.

Fender Telecaster and Stratocaster

Fender Telecaster and Stratocaster
Author: Dave Hunter
Release: 2020-10-27
Editor: Voyageur Press
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780760370117
Language: en
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Celebrate of the history and significance of both the Fender Telecaster and Stratocaster for the company's 75th anniversary in this combined edition of Dave Hunter's two best-selling books! The Fender Telecaster, created in Les Fender's Fullerton, California, workshop and introduced in 1950, is a working-class hero and the ultimate blue-collar guitar. It wasn't meant to be elegant, pretty, or sophisticated. Designed to be a utilitarian musical instrument, it has lived up to that destiny. In the hands of players from Muddy Waters to James Burton, Bruce Springsteen to Joe Strummer, the Telecaster has made the music of working people—country, blues, punk, rock 'n' roll, and even jazz. Fender’s Stratocaster is arguably the number-one instrument icon of the guitar world. When introduced in 1954, its offset space-age lines, contoured body, and three-pickup configuration set the music world on its ear—it was truly unlike any guitar that had come before. In the hands of the world’s most beloved players, such as Buddy Holly, Eric Clapton, Ike Turner, and, yes, Jimi Hendrix, the Stratocaster has since become a popular instrument of choice among rock, blues, jazz, and country players and, not coincidentally, is also one of the most copied electric guitars of all time. In this authoritatively written, painstakingly curated, and gloriously presented combined edition to celebrate Fender's 75th anniversary, author Dave Hunter covers both of the guitar’s histories from concept, design, and model launch through its numerous variations and right up to the present. The story is richly illustrated with archival images, musicians in action, studio shots, memorabilia, and profiles of over 50 Tele and Strat slingers through the ages. With its unprecedented level of detail and stunning visuals, Fender Telecaster and Stratocaster is the only book tribute worthy of the world’s two greatest guitars.

Dylan A Biography

Dylan  A Biography
Author: Bob Spitz
Release: 1991-09-17
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 704
ISBN: 9780393353105
Language: en
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"No other book captures it so well, understands so well.... "—Greil Marcus

Crossroads

Crossroads
Author: John Milward
Release: 2013
Editor: UPNE
Pages: 259
ISBN: 9781555538231
Language: en
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The blues revival of the early 1960s brought new life to a seminal genre of American music and inspired a vast new world of singers, songwriters, and rock bands. The Rolling Stones took their name from a Muddy Waters song; Led Zeppelin forged bluesy riffs into hard rock and heavy metal; and ZZ Top did superstar business with boogie rhythms copped from John Lee Hooker. Crossroads tells the myriad stories of the impact and enduring influence of the early-'60s blues revival: stories of the record collectors, folkies, beatniks, and pop culture academics; and of the lucky musicians who learned life-changing lessons from the rediscovered Depression-era bluesmen that found hipster renown by playing at coffeehouses, on college campuses, and at the Newport Folk Festival. The blues revival brought notice to these forgotten musicians, and none more so than Robert Johnson, who had his songs covered by Cream and the Rolling Stones, and who sold a million CDs sixty years after dying outside a Mississippi Delta roadhouse. Crossroads is the intersection of blues and rock 'n' roll, a vivid portrait of the fluidity of American folk culture that captures the voices of musicians, promoters, fans, and critics to tell this very American story of how the blues came to rest at the heart of popular music.

More Blues Singers

More Blues Singers
Author: David Dicaire
Release: 2001-12-19
Editor: McFarland
Pages: 296
ISBN: 9780786410354
Language: en
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Provides biographical and critical information on fifty blues singers who were born after 1940; each entry includes a complete discography and bibliographical references for other resources.

The Hundred of Launditch and Deanery of Brisley Tenants in chief Mesne tenants and sub tenants

The Hundred of Launditch and Deanery of Brisley  Tenants in chief  Mesne tenants and sub tenants
Author: George Alfred Carthew
Release: 1877
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: UCBK:C044977951
Language: en
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The Hundred of Launditch and Deanery of Brisley Corrections and continuations of and additions to Blomefield s history to the present time

The Hundred of Launditch and Deanery of Brisley  Corrections and continuations of and additions to Blomefield s history     to the present time
Author: George Alfred Carthew
Release: 1877
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: UCAL:$C112986
Language: en
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