LIPPMAN, Horst and RAU, Fritz. American Blues Folk festival 1965.

(Frankfurt): Lippman & Rau, 1965. First edition. Square quarto. Programme for the 1965 festival which included amongst the performers, John Lee Hooker, Big Mama Thornton, Lonesome Jimmy Lee, Freddie Below, Big Walter Shakey Horton and others. Illustrated with photographs and biographical details of the artists. The American Folk Blues Festival was a music festival that toured Europe as an annual event for several years beginning in 1962. It introduced audiences in Europe, including the UK, to leading blues performers of the day most of whom had never previously performed outside the US. The tours attracted substantial media coverage, including TV shows, and contributed to the growth of the audience for blues music in Europe. This is a very good copy in stapled wrappers.


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