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In The Belly Of The Blues HARDCOVER BOOK

In The Belly Of The Blues HARDCOVER BOOK Chicago to Boston to L.A. 1969 to 1983. A memoir. By Terry Abrahamson.

"I took these photos were taken between 1969 and 1983 with a Kodak Instamatic and flashcubes, a Minolta SLR and a mini-Chinon with Lincoln Continental suicide doors. Some were sent out for processing at corner drugstores. Some were processed and printed by me in darkrooms in Boston. Most of the musicians on these pages are gone, and we won't see their kind again. But they should be remembered and celebrated. They're part of American history, and bricks in the foundation of Rock and Roll. We can't fill their shoes, but we can dance in their big, big footprints." --Terry Abrahamson, 2012

Terry Abrahamson was born on the West Side of Chicago. His songs have been recorded by Muddy Waters, The Chambers Brothers, John Lee Hooker, Joan Jett, Clarence Clemons and George Thorogood. His Blues photography is part of the permanent collection of the Library of the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame. He has also lectured in Chicago Public Schools about the Blues. His produced stage work includes Kama Sutra: The Musical, Doo Lister's Blues, The Orleans Jazz Funeral of Stella Brooks and Hannukatz The Musical. Terry is the only person in the history of the printed word to have written for Michael Jackson, Oprah Winfrey and Larry Flynt!

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