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Exploring the Blues
Tom Anderson & Bradley Shank
- Hal Leonard Corporation
Developed by "Music Alive" magazine, this handy all-in-one resource includes a reproducible student article, reproducible activity pages (including games and other enrichment), listening examples on CD and a detailed National Standards-based lesson plan in each section. Topics include "Birth Of The Blues" (W.C. Handy), "Early Blues Guitarists," "Women And The Blues," "Now And Then" ("Ma" Rainey, Dinah Washington, Aretha Franklin), "The Blues Begin To Rock" (Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Eric Clapton), "Blues Across America," and a special section on blues greats Bessie Smith, John Lee Hooker and B.B. King.