Provides profiles of 42 fascinating profiles of group and solo artists that made the genre ROCK.
Old Goat Publishing
The Sixties Blues-Rock Explosion, the first volume in a series covering Sixties
rock music, offers fascinating profiles of 42 artists, ranging from the influential and
popular Eric Clapton, Mike Bloomfield and the Allman Brothers to lesser-known
contributors including Bakerloo and Black Cat Bones. This comprehensive collection,
which concentrates on 1960-1970 - a vibrant period where blues music enjoyed a significant
renaissance due largely to young white musicians who brought a rock `n' roll intensity to the blues - is unrivaled in
its attention to detail and accuracy.
Along with complete biographies, U.S. and U.K. discographies and the artists' critical and commercial
impact, the Sixties Blues-Rock Explosion opens a window to the often riveting interpersonal dynamics that shaped and
ultimately defined combustible groups like the Yardbirds, Allman Brothers, Cream, the Siegel-Schwall Band and John
Mayall's Bluesbreakers, that renowned launching pad for future guitar heroes like Mick Taylor, Peter Green and