Rev Gary Davis Blues Guitar

Rev  Gary Davis Blues Guitar
Author: Stefan Grossman
Publsiher: Oak Publications
Total Pages: 128
Release: 1974-06-01
ISBN: 1783234598
Category: Music
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rev Gary Davis Blues Guitar Book Excerpt:

A unique biography and instruction book featuring the influential blues and roots talents of Rev. Gary Davis, in standard music notation and tablature with discography and photographs. Learn the secrets to the great blues player's techniques, and the distinctive harmonies that characterise the sound of this magical bygone era. Includes Two Step Candyman and Death Don't Have No Mercy.

Masters of Instrumental Blues Guitar

Masters of Instrumental Blues Guitar
Author: Donald Garwood
Publsiher: Oak Publications
Total Pages: 78
Release: 1968-06-01
ISBN: 1783234733
Category: Music
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Masters of Instrumental Blues Guitar Book Excerpt:

From the preface: In order to study American folk guitar styles in depth, one is forced to turn to the country blues because nowhere else do recorded sources of instrumental folk guitar abound so profusely. It is in the blues that Negro musicians have explored and developed the finger style instrumental approach. Some of the exceptional blues masterpieces are assembled in this book along with the instruction necessary to play them.

Stefan Grossmans s Beginners Fingerpicking Guitar

Stefan Grossmans s Beginners  Fingerpicking Guitar
Author: Stefan Grossman
Publsiher: Alfred Music Publishing
Total Pages: 84
Release: 1996-05-31
ISBN: 9781576232804
Category: Music
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Stefan Grossmans s Beginners Fingerpicking Guitar Book Excerpt:

Now available with online audio, this classic book is the perfect introduction to fingerstyle solo guitar. It features 21 popular country-blues and ragtime songs set by Stefan Grossman, Happy Traum, Dave Van Ronk and John Fahey in entry-level fingerpicking arrangements. Includes: Delia * Death Comes Creepin' * John Henry * St. James Infirmary * Silent Night * Just a Closer Walk with Thee and more. In standard notation and tablature.

Where Dead Voices Gather

Where Dead Voices Gather
Author: Nick Tosches
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2009-08-01
ISBN: 0316077143
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Where Dead Voices Gather Book Excerpt:

A forgotten singer from the early days of jazz is at the center of this riveting book -- a narrative that is part mystery, part biography, part meditation on the meaning and power of music.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the Affluent

Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the Affluent
Author: Barry Stimmel
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 128
Release: 1984
ISBN: 9780866563321
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the Affluent Book Excerpt:

This provocative volume addresses the problem of alcohol and drug abuse among the affluent. Experts explore the prevalence and patterns of abuse among the “privileged.” Important and revealing data is examined concerning the appropriateness of existing forms of treatment and the effectiveness of the therapeutic process. Topics of particular interest and timeliness include drug use among affluent adolescents, cocaine use and abuse, and the increasing incidence of substance abuse among physicians.

Cocaine True Cocaine Blue

Cocaine True  Cocaine Blue
Author: Edward Barnes
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 157
Release: 1994
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Photography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cocaine True Cocaine Blue Book Excerpt:

A compelling portrait of three communities penetrated by drugs and isolation: East New York, North Philadelphia, and the Red Hook housing projects in Brooklyn, New York. With a chilling and informative afterword by Dr. Stephen W. Nicholas, who works as a pediatric AIDS physician in Harlem, Cocaine True, Cocaine Blue reveals how first steps toward solutions to overcome the drug trade have actually contributed to public denial and further isolation of the trapped communities. Cocaine True, Cocaine Blue is a history of our times, a compelling, terrifying document that will educate us and promote dialogue, a first step toward affecting change.

Beginning Blues Piano

Beginning Blues Piano
Author: Eric Kriss
Publsiher: Wise Publications
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2011-01-07
ISBN: 0857123750
Category: Music
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Beginning Blues Piano Book Excerpt:

Eric Kriss. Clear step-by-step format, simple enough for the beginner, teaches major styles and essential techniques. Chord structure, bass lines, slides and syncopation etc. are all explained.

Peering Through the Reality Window

Peering Through the Reality Window
Author: Joe A. Crawford
Publsiher: iUniverse
Total Pages: 440
Release: 2003-07
ISBN: 0595288162
Category: Poetry
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Peering Through the Reality Window Book Excerpt:

A book of verse that is both insightful and thought provoking, with a full range of poetry that goes from the depths of the human heart to the upper reaches of all existence.

The Blues Encyclopedia

The Blues Encyclopedia
Author: Edward Komara,Peter Lee
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 1200
Release: 2004-07-01
ISBN: 1135958319
Category: Music
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Blues Encyclopedia Book Excerpt:

The Blues Encyclopedia is the first full-length authoritative Encyclopedia on the Blues as a musical form. While other books have collected biographies of blues performers, none have taken a scholarly approach. A to Z in format, this Encyclopedia covers not only the performers, but also musical styles, regions, record labels and cultural aspects of the blues, including race and gender issues. Special attention is paid to discographies and bibliographies.

Pop Cult

Pop Cult
Author: Rupert Till
Publsiher: A&C Black
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2010-09-30
ISBN: 1441197249
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pop Cult Book Excerpt:

At a time when fundamentalism is on the rise, traditional religions are in decline and postmodernity has challenged any system that claims to be all-defining, young people have left their traditional places of worship and set up their own, in clubs, at festivals and within music culture. Pop Cults investigates the ways in which popular music and its surrounding culture have become a primary site for the location of meaning, belief and identity. It provides an introduction to the history of the interactions of vernacular music and religion, and the role of music in religious culture. Rupert Till explores the cults of heavy metal, pop stars, club culture and virtual popular music worlds, investigating the sex, drug, local and death cults of the sacred popular, and their relationships with traditional religions. He concludes by discussing how and why popular music cultures have taken on many of the roles of traditional religions in contemporary society.

Say No to the Devil

Say No to the Devil
Author: Ian Zack
Publsiher: University of Chicago Press
Total Pages: 358
Release: 2015-04-10
ISBN: 022623424X
Category: Music
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Say No to the Devil Book Excerpt:

Who was the greatest of all American guitarists? You probably didn’t name Gary Davis, but many of his musical contemporaries considered him without peer. Bob Dylan called Davis “one of the wizards of modern music.” Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead—who took lessons with Davis—claimed his musical ability “transcended any common notion of a bluesman.” And the folklorist Alan Lomax called him “one of the really great geniuses of American instrumental music.” But you won’t find Davis alongside blues legends Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Despite almost universal renown among his contemporaries, Davis lives today not so much in his own work but through covers of his songs by Dylan, Jackson Browne, and many others, as well as in the untold number of students whose lives he influenced. The first biography of Davis, Say No to the Devil restores “the Rev’s” remarkable story. Drawing on extensive research and interviews with many of Davis’s former students, Ian Zack takes readers through Davis’s difficult beginning as the blind son of sharecroppers in the Jim Crow South to his decision to become an ordained Baptist minister and his move to New York in the early 1940s, where he scraped out a living singing and preaching on street corners and in storefront churches in Harlem. There, he gained entry into a circle of musicians that included, among many others, Lead Belly, Woody Guthrie, and Dave Van Ronk. But in spite of his tremendous musical achievements, Davis never gained broad recognition from an American public that wasn’t sure what to make of his trademark blend of gospel, ragtime, street preaching, and the blues. His personal life was also fraught, troubled by struggles with alcohol, women, and deteriorating health. Zack chronicles this remarkable figure in American music, helping us to understand how he taught and influenced a generation of musicians.

Pharmacology and Abuse of Cocaine Amphetamines Ecstasy and Related Designer Drugs

Pharmacology and Abuse of Cocaine  Amphetamines  Ecstasy and Related Designer Drugs
Author: Enno Freye
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2009-09-21
ISBN: 9789048124480
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pharmacology and Abuse of Cocaine Amphetamines Ecstasy and Related Designer Drugs Book Excerpt:

Finally - a book that covers all aspects of the illicit use of cocaine, amphetamines, ecstasy and/or designer drugs such as GHB, written by two experts in their field. The use of these drugs remains a continuous threat in health and medical care delivery, and this book will be an essential asset to the physician who may have to face the evaluation of patients whose use of these drugs compromises an effective treatment plan for other health issues. The book has been conceived to fill the void in existing physician reference materials, and provides a comprehensive review of the theoretical knowledge and scope of pharmacotherapy in individuals who are hooked on a psychoactive substance. While detailed scientific information is obtainable in other major articles, the book's straightforward format and style, along with its illustrations, will make for easy reading as emphasis is put on information specifically related to drugs that occur most abused in today’s society. The information provided is based on clinical practice rather than pure experimental data, which will give the physician more effective tools useful in their daily practice. Many mechanisms of action of abuse are described in detail and references are provided to direct the reader to further sources for additional information. As a special feature, the book incorporates uncluttered tables and charts, which result in immediate clarification of the mode of action on the central nervous system and the reason for misuse, thus avoiding usual long and fatiguing text in common reference books. The book aims to give the reader a clear and concise plan on what to do when being faced with an overdose situation. A well-organized Table of Contents rapidly leads the reader from general pharmacological issues to the specific overdose syndrome and its management. Additionally, significant emphasis is placed on the practical do's and don’ts for physicians, with special reference to the predictive signs of aberrant drug-related behavior and the identification of the drug diverter by using urine drug screening.

Andean Cocaine

Andean Cocaine
Author: Paul Gootenberg
Publsiher: Univ of North Carolina Press
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2008
ISBN: 0807832294
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Andean Cocaine Book Excerpt:

Illuminating a hidden and fascinating chapter in the history of globalization, Paul Gootenberg chronicles the rise of one of the most spectacular and now illegal Latin American exports: cocaine. Gootenberg traces cocaine's history from its origins as a

A Deeper Blue

A Deeper Blue
Author: Robert Earl Hardy
Publsiher: University of North Texas Press
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2008
ISBN: 1574412477
Category: Music
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Deeper Blue Book Excerpt:

A biography of Texas songwriter Townes Van Zandt, discussing his troubled childhood, the development of his career as a wandering folk singer, and his relationships with women, and including analyses of his songs.

The Man in Song

The Man in Song
Author: John M. Alexander
Publsiher: University of Arkansas Press
Total Pages: 306
Release: 2018-04-10
ISBN: 1682260518
Category: Music
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Man in Song Book Excerpt:

There have been many books written about Johnny Cash, but The Man in Song is the first to examine Cash’s incredible life through the lens of the songs he wrote and recorded. Music journalist and historian John Alexander has drawn on decades of studying Cash’s music and life, from his difficult depression-era Arkansas childhood through his death in 2003, to tell a life story through songs familiar and obscure. In discovering why Cash wrote a given song or chose to record it, Alexander introduces readers anew to a man whose primary consideration of any song was the difference music makes in people’s lives, and not whether the song would become a hit. The hits came, of course. Johnny Cash sold more than fifty million albums in forty years, and he holds the distinction of being the only performer inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. The Man in Song connects treasured songs to an incredible life. It explores the intertwined experience and creativity of childhood trauma. It rifles through the discography of a life: Cash’s work with the Tennessee Two at Sam Phillips’s Sun Studios, the unique concept albums Cash recorded for Columbia Records, the spiritual songs, the albums recorded live at prisons, songs about the love of his life, June Carter Cash, songs about murder and death and addiction, songs about ramblers, and even silly songs. Appropriate for both serious country and folk music enthusiasts and those just learning about this musical legend, The Man in Song will appeal to a fan base spanning generations. Here is a biography for those who first heard “I Walk the Line” in 1956, a younger generation who discovered Cash through songs like his cover of Trent Reznor’s “Hurt,” and everyone in between.

The Complete Works of W H Auden 1969 1973 2015

The Complete Works of W H  Auden  1969 1973  2015
Author: Wystan Hugh Auden
Publsiher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 806
Release: 1988
ISBN: 0691164584
Category: American prose literature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Works of W H Auden 1969 1973 2015 Book Excerpt:

Street Talk

Street Talk
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Street Talk
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2023
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Street Talk Book Excerpt:

Tequila Se oritas and Teardrops

Tequila  Se    oritas and Teardrops
Author: Adrian Peel
Publsiher: McFarland
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2015-01-09
ISBN: 1476617805
Category: Music
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tequila Se oritas and Teardrops Book Excerpt:

With opinions and personal testimonies from the artists themselves, this book takes a detailed look at the huge impact that Mexican music and culture has had—and continues to have—on Country music in its various forms. This very American form of cultural expression has changed over the last few years, but Mexico—with its bordertowns, beaches, colonial architecture and ancient ruins conjuring up a range of powerful images—has remained an influential presence in Nashville, Texas, and even places like Australia and South Africa. Featuring contributions from Merle Haggard, Jimmy Buffett, Randy Travis, Dwight Yoakam, Jessi Colter, Johnny Rodriguez and Flaco Jimenez, this book reveals the unique and largely undocumented relationship between “America’s Music” and Mexico.

Wildest Dreams

Wildest Dreams
Author: Richard Rudgley
Publsiher: Arktos
Total Pages: 380
Release: 2014-08-31
ISBN: 1907166998
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wildest Dreams Book Excerpt:

This is a drug anthology with a difference. Whilst the usual suspects are here - Huxley, Burroughs, Hunter S. Thompson and Irvine Welsh among them - there are many surprise inclusions such as film stars like Errol Flynn who fancied himself as the new De Quincey and Cary Grant who simply fancied LSD. Smashing the myth that drug culture all began in the sixties Rudgley provides a smorgasbord with dishes from the first century AD onwards and from drug cultures across the globe from Thailand to Haiti. Throughout history, drugs have inspired love and fear in almost equal proportions; no account of these substances can be called complete that seeks only to curse or praise them. This anthology is a microcosm that seeks to reflect the diverse worlds that come into being through the interplay of drugs and their users. There are individual sections for the most prominent drugs - cannabis, the narcotics, LSD as well as chapters for the lesser-known substances, such as nutmeg and henbane. As such, Wildest Dreams attempts to represent the complex history of human interactions with psychoactive drugs in all its diversity.

Sisters of the Extreme

Sisters of the Extreme
Author: Cynthia Palmer,Michael Horowitz
Publsiher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
Total Pages: 334
Release: 2000-05
ISBN: 9780892817573
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sisters of the Extreme Book Excerpt:

With great bravery, honesty, and eloquence, women from diverse backgrounds write about their own drug use in this compelling anthology.