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Roots of the blues.

Roots of the blues.

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Published by Southern Music Publishing in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsTravis, Dave.
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Early Roots of Robert Johnson Book/3-CD Set - Grossman's Guitar Workshop: Mel Bay Learn essential exercises and tips as they are presented in this compilation of tunes by the legendary Robert Johnson. As part of Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop Audio Series not only does this book contain valuable lessons, but as an added bonus, the t. Many roots musicians do not consider themselves folk musicians. The main difference between the American folk music revival and American "roots music" is that roots music seems to cover a broader range, including blues and country. Roots music developed its most expressive and varied forms in the first three decades of the 20th awards: Grammy Awards, Country Music .


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