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He said he would play for me if I wished and I urged him to play me a number. His ability as a guitarist is unbelievable. I have never heard better playing - Reverend Gary Davis, Blind student welfare case worker Laura Miller in Durham, NC 1941

Author Topic: "Oh, What a beautiful city" Tribute book to Rev. Gary Davis  (Read 1279 times)

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Offline ericm

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"Oh, What a beautiful city" Tribute book to Rev. Gary Davis
« on: August 18, 2010, 09:41:04 AM »
I've just receive this book this morning and must say that i've very satisfied.
It contains chronology,interviews of musicians & friends,concert & cd reviews and a very accurate discography.
Nice photos too...
You ca see large extracts here http://books.google.fr/books?id=dVMAckx2RJoC&printsec=frontcover&dq=rev+gary+davis+what+a+beautiful+city&hl=fr&ei=7gpsTIKrOIaS4gbKndzLAg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CCsQ6AEwAA and order here  http://guitarvideos.com/revdavis/22156.htm or here http://guitarworkshopuk.com/book22156.htm for europeans like me.
Regards from Lyon, France
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Offline jostber

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Re: "Oh, What a beautiful city" Tribute book to Rev. Gary Davis
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2010, 11:34:53 AM »
This looks like a great book with much new information on Davis! Thanks for the tip.


Offline Bunker Hill

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Re: "Oh, What a beautiful city" Tribute book to Rev. Gary Davis
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2010, 02:49:31 AM »
Four years ago the first edtion of this work was discussed here in a topic concerning academic writing in the blues!

http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?amp;Itemid=128&topic=2038.15

Offline jostber

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Re: "Oh, What a beautiful city" Tribute book to Rev. Gary Davis
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2010, 03:31:17 AM »
Four years ago the first edtion of this work was discussed here in a topic concerning academic writing in the blues!

http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?amp;Itemid=128&topic=2038.15

Thanks for the link.


 


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