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R. Crumb's Heroes of Blues, Jazz & Country [With CD Audio]

Robert Crumb


  • Hardcover
    $18.85
PUBLISHED: 30th November 2006
ISBN: 9780810930865
ANNOTATION:
Crumb's "Heroes of the Blues, Early Jazz Greats," and "Pioneers of Country Music" trading card sets—created in the early to- mid-1980s—are packaged together for the first time in book form, along with an exclusive 21-track CD of music selected and compiled by Crumb.
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  • Hardcover
    $18.85
PUBLISHED: 30th November 2006
ISBN: 9780810930865
ANNOTATION:
Crumb's "Heroes of the Blues, Early Jazz Greats," and "Pioneers of Country Music" trading card sets—created in the early to- mid-1980s—are packaged together for the first time in book form, along with an exclusive 21-track CD of music selected and compiled by Crumb.

Annotation

Crumb's "Heroes of the Blues, Early Jazz Greats," and "Pioneers of Country Music" trading card sets—created in the early to- mid-1980s—are packaged together for the first time in book form, along with an exclusive 21-track CD of music selected and compiled by Crumb.

Publisher Description

Anyone who knows R. Crumb's work as an illustrator knows of his passion for music. And all those who collect his work prize the "Heroes of the Blues, Early Jazz Greats," and "Pioneers of Country Music" trading card sets he created in the early to- mid-1980s. Now they are packaged together for the first time in book form, along with an exclusive 21-track CD of music selected and compiled by Crumb himself (featuring original recordings by Charley Patton, "Dock" Boggs, "Jelly Roll" Morton, and others). A bio of each musician is provided, along with a full-color original illustration by the cartoonist. A characteristically idiosyncratic tribute by an underground icon to the musical innovators who helped inspire him, "R. Crumb's Heroes of Blues, Jazz & Country" is a must-have collection for Crumb aficionados, comics fans, and music lovers alike.

Author Biography

R. Crumb is the leading cartoonist in the American ?underground comix? movement. He is the creator of Mr. Natural, the iconic ?Keep on Truckin? T-shirt image, and Fritz the Cat. His book The R. Crumb Handbook was a Booksense bestseller. He lives in France.

Long Description

Anyone who knows R. Crumb's work as an illustrator knows of his passion for music. And all those who collect his work prize the "Heroes of the Blues, Early Jazz Greats," and "Pioneers of Country Music" trading card sets he created in the early to- mid-1980s. Now they are packaged together for the first time in book form, along with an exclusive 21-track CD of music selected and compiled by Crumb himself (featuring original recordings by Charley Patton, "Dock" Boggs, "Jelly Roll" Morton, and others). A bio of each musician is provided, along with a full-color original illustration by the cartoonist. A characteristically idiosyncratic tribute by an underground icon to the musical innovators who helped inspire him, "R. Crumb's Heroes of Blues, Jazz & Country" is a must-have collection for Crumb aficionados, comics fans, and music lovers alike.

Product Details

Short Title
R CRUMBS HEROES OF BLUES JAZZ
Pages
238
Language
English
Illustrator
R. Crumb
ISBN-10
0810930862
ISBN-13
9780810930865
Media
Book
Format
Hardcover
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2006
Publication Date
2006-11-30
Country of Publication
United States
Publisher
ABRAMS
Residence
NA
Author
Robert Crumb
Audience Age
13-22
Audience
General/Trade
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