B.B. King

B.B. King

There Is Always One More Time

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
Merging biography with discography, this exciting guide to the life and musical genius of a blues legend begins with King's life as a boy in the Mississippi Delta and uses interviews with the artist to show how he developed his style and nurtured his career. Original.


Hal Leonard
(Book). The Lives in Music series meshes biography with discography. This debut title profiles the legendary King of Blues, B.B. King. An opening essay charts his life from childhood in the Mississippi Delta up to his first studio session. The author then takes an inside look at his distinguished career, album by album, offering a critical appraisal of each recording and a portrait of the making of each album. First-hand interviews with B.B. King, as well as producers, engineers, arrangers, and key musicians, bring these sessions to life and provide readers a context for understanding B.B. King's recordings in light of his career and life events that shaped them. This definitive book also incudes a complete history of every B.B. King session.

Book News
For blues, music, and B.B. King lovers, this biography is the first in the publisher's Lives in Music series. It focuses on King's music, including recording sessions and analysis, interviews with those involved in the sessions, with specific sections on albums and an entire chapter on the Crown albums. The book includes all record information and a buyer's guide to albums. Some of those interviewed are producers Bill Szymczyk and Stewart Levine, Eric Clapton, and music executive John Broven. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: San Francisco : Backbeat Books, c2005
ISBN: 9780879308438
Characteristics: 352 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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