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Blues: The British Connection: The Stones, Clapton, Fleetwood Mac and the Story of Blues in Britain Paperback – Apr 1 2003


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  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Helter Skelter Publishing; 1 edition (April 1 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1900924412
  • ISBN-13: 978-1900924412
  • Product Dimensions: 20.8 x 13.7 x 2.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 272 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,233,395 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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As the original bassist for Fleetwood Mac and a former member of Savoy Brown, Brunning was in a unique position to observe the British Blues Movement exploding around him. Indeed, his own Brunning-Hall band (and Two-off project, Tramp) brought together some of the UK's brightest blues talents. Brunning uses these experiences plus numerous personal interviews to craft an engaging and frequently amusing account of this important (and frequently neglected) art form. I've gone through a couple of editions of this book and read each chapter several times. I recommend without hesitation.
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
Important Book from One Who Was There Dec 13 2003
By SF Sorrow - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
As the original bassist for Fleetwood Mac and a former member of Savoy Brown, Brunning was in a unique position to observe the British Blues Movement exploding around him. Indeed, his own Brunning-Hall band (and Two-off project, Tramp) brought together some of the UK's brightest blues talents. Brunning uses these experiences plus numerous personal interviews to craft an engaging and frequently amusing account of this important (and frequently neglected) art form. I've gone through a couple of editions of this book and read each chapter several times. I recommend without hesitation.
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I Must Most Reluctantly Contend Otherwise... Oct. 8 2013
By Bryan D. Bowman - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Mr. Sorrow is gracious in his appreciation of the book. I will simply point out that I learned little or nothing about the artists that Mr Brunning has worked with that I was curious about. And the things he chose to focus on, particularly in his personal life, I have little interest in. Mr Brunning is very big on Telling us how wonderful this or that performance may have been while seldom giving us what made it wonderful. I also found it perplexing how little he had to say about his own playing. There is more than one way to play the bass. What were the artistic decisions that led to his style? I can't imagine how even the most avid completist in this genre would be as fascinated as Mr Sorrow seems to be. Mr Brunning is probably a smashing chap to sit for a cuppa with, but a compelling storyteller he is not.

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