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 1994

Blues-Les incontournables
Turin: Citanes Jazz Productions, 1994, 237 p.


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  Alexander, Alger "Texas" (b. 1880 d. 1955)   blues singer
  Ammons, Albert C. (b. 1907 d. 1949)   jazz piano, piano
  Arnold, Kokomo (b. 1901 d. 1968)   blues singer, guitar
  Below, Fred (b. 1926 d. 1988)   drummer, drums
  Blake, Blind Arthur (Arthur Phelps) (b. 1895 d. -1935)   songster, blues singer
  Bland, Bobby Blue [Robert Calvin] (b. 1930)   singer, vocals
  Broonzy, Big Bill (b. 1893 d. 1958)   blues singer, guitar
  Brown, Charles (Mose) (b. 1920)   piano, organ
  Brown, Clarence "Gatemouth" (b. 1924)   string bass, vocals
  Burnside, R.L. [Rural] (b. 1926)   blues guitar
  Butterfield, Paul (b. 1941 d. 1987)   harmonica, harp
  Carr, Leroy (b. 1905 d. 1935)   blues singer, piano
  Charles, Ray (b. 1930)   direttore d'orchestre, piano
  Chenier, Clifton (b. 1925 d. 1987)   accordion vocalist, accordion
  Clapton, Eric (b. 1945)   composer, guitar
  Collins, Albert (b. 1932 d. 1993)   guitar, vocals
  Cray, Robert (b. 1953)   blues guitar, singer
  Crudup, Big Boy [Arthur] (b. 1905 d. 1974)   guitar, singer
  Dixon, Willie James (b. 1915 d. 1993)   bass (instrument), bass
  Douglas, Memphis Minnie [Minnie] (b. 1896 d. 1973)   guitar, vocals
  Dupree, Champion Jack (b. 1910 d. 1992)   blues singer, piano
  Eaglin, Snooks [Fird (Ford)] (b. 1936)   blues guitar, tom toms
  Estes, Sleepy John (b. 1899 d. 1977)   blues singer, vocals
  Fuller, Blind Boy (b. 1909 d. 1941)   blues singer, vocals
  Fulson, Lowell (b. 1921)   singer, vocals
  Guy, Buddy (b. 1936)   blues guitar, guitar
  Harpo, Slim (b. 1924 d. 1970)   blues singer, vocals
  Heartsman, Johnny (b. 1937 a. 1957)   BLSM~, guitar
  Hicks, Lightnin' Slim (b. 1919 d. 1974)   guitar
  Hooker, John Lee (b. 1917)   blues singer, vocals
  Hopkins, Lightnin' (b. 1912 d. 1982)   blues singer, guitar
  Horton, Walter "Shakey" (b. 1917 d. 1981)   blues harmonica, harmonica
  House, Son [Eddie James] (b. 1902 d. 1988)   blues singer, blues guitar
  Howlin' Wolf (b. 1910 d. 1976)   blues singer, harmonica
  Hurt, Mississippi John [John Smith] (b. 1893 d. 1966)   blues singer
  Jackson, Papa Charlie (d. 1938)   banjo, composer
  James, Elmore (b. 1918 d. 1963)   blues singer, vocals
  James, Skip (b. 1902 d. 1969)   blues singer, vocals
  Jefferson, Blind Lemon (b. 1897 d. 1930)   country bluesman
  Johnson, Blind Willie (b. 1902 d. 1950)   gospel-blues singer
  Johnson, Lonnie (b. 1889 d. 1970)   banjo, guitar
  Johnson, Robert (b. 1891 d. 1938)   blues singer, blues guitar
  Johnson, Tommy (b. 1896 d. 1956)   bass, blues singer
  Jordan, Louis Thomas (b. 1908 d. 1975)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  King, Albert (b. 1923 d. 1992)   bluesman, guitar
  King, B.B. (b. 1925)   blues singer, guitar
  King, Freddie (b. 1934 d. 1976)   bluesman, vocals
  Korner, Alexis (b. 1928 d. 1984)   electric guitar, piano
  Ledbetter, Huddie (b. 1885 d. 1949)   songster, vocals
  Lenoir, J.B. (b. 1929 d. 1967)   blues singer, vocals
  Lipscomb, Mance (b. 1895 d. 1976)   blues singer, guitar
  Little Walter (b. 1930 d. 1968)   blues singer, harmonica
  Lockwood, Robert (b. 1915)   guitar, harmonica
  Magic Sam (b. 1937 d. 1969)   blues singer
  Mayall, John (b. 1933)   rock & roll musician, bandleader
  Mayfield, Percy (b. 1920 d. 1984)   composer, lyricist
  McDowell, Fred (b. 1904 d. 1972)   bluesman, vocals
  McGhee, Brownie (b. 1915)   banjo, cast
  McTell, Blind Willie (b. 1901 d. 1959)   blues singer, vocals
  Memphis Slim (b. 1915 d. 1988)   blues singer, piano
  Merriweather, Major [Big Maceo] (b. 1905 d. 1953)   piano
  Montgomery, Little Brother [Eurreal Wilford] (b. 1906 d. 1985)   blues pianist, jazz piano
  Muddy Waters (b. 1915 d. 1983)   blues singer, vocals
  Nighthawk, Robert (b. 1909 d. 1967)   guitar, harmonica
  Page, Hot Lips [Oran Thaddeus] (b. 1908 d. 1954)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Parker, Junior (b. 1932 d. 1971)   harmonica
  Patton, Charley (b. 1887 d. 1934)   blues singer, blues guitar
  Professor Longhair (b. 1918 d. 1980)   rhythm & blues singer, piano
  Rainey, Ma (b. 1886 d. 1939)   blues singer, composer
  Reed, Jimmy [Mathis James] (b. 1925 d. 1976)   blues singer, guitar
  Rodgers, Jimmie [James Charles] (b. 1897 d. 1933)   country music guitar, vocals
  Ross, Doctor [Charles Isaiah] (b. 1925)   drummer, guitar
  Rush, Otis (b. 1934)   blues singer, guitar
  Rushing, Jimmy [James Andrew] (b. 1903 d. 1972)   blues singer, vocals
  Smith, Bessie (b. 1894 d. 1937)   blues singer
  Smith, Clarence (b. 1904 d. 1929)   blues singer, piano
  Spann, Otis (b. 1930 d. 1970)   blues pianist, piano
  Stokes, Frank (b. 1888 d. 1955)   blues singer, guitar
  Sykes, Roosevelt (b. 1906 d. 1983)   blues singer, piano
  Taj Majal (b. 1942)   blues singer, folksinger
  Tampa Red (b. 1900 d. 1981)   guitar, kazoo
  Taylor, Koko (b. 1935)   blues singer
  Terry, Sonny (b. 1911 d. 1986)   book seller, cast
  Thornton, Big Mama (b. 1926 d. 1984)   blues singer, vocals
  Turner, Big Joe (b. 1911 d. 1985)   jazz bluesman
  Turner, Ike (b. 1931)   piano, rock singer
  Walker, Joe Louis (b. 1949)   singer, guitar
  Walker, T-Bone (b. 1910 d. 1975)   guitar, singer
  Washboard Sam (b. 1910 d. 1966)   washboard, singer
  Washington, Dinah (b. 1924 d. 1963)   blues singer, vocals
  Webster, Katie (b. 1939)   harmonica, piano
  Wheatstraw, Peetie (b. 1902 d. 1941)   blues singer, piano
  White, Bukka (b. 1909 d. 1977)   book seller, guitar
  White, Josh [Joshua Daniel] (b. 1915 d. 1969)   blues singer, gospel singer
  Williams, Joe (b. 1918)   banjo, bass (instrument)
  Williamson, Sonny Boy (b. 1897 d. 1965)   blues singer, harmonica
  Williamson, Sonny Boy (b. 1914 d. 1948)   blues singer, harmonica
  Winter, Johnny [John Dawson] (b. 1944)   blues guitar, rock guitar
  Yancey, Jimmy [James Edward] (b. 1898 d. 1951)   piano, vocals

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