Nothing But The Blues: The Music and the Musicians

Editor: Lawrence Cohn

Publication date: 1993

Abbeville Press

A pictorial history of the blues with 11 essays by leading writers in the field including Samuel Charters, David Evans, Mark A. Humphrey, Bruce Bastin, Jim O'Neal, Mary Katherine Aldin and the Richard K. Spottswood. The essays cover specific topics within the genre such as the roots of the blues, Texas and Deep South blues, gospel and urban traditions, white country blues, the 1960s blues revival and the 'blues today'.

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