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Blind Owl Blues: The Mysterious Life and…

Blind Owl Blues: The Mysterious Life and Death of Blues Legend Alan Wilson

by Rebecca Davis

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0615792987, Paperback)

This is the long-awaited story of Alan Wilson, musical genius and co-founder of Canned Heat. Biographer Rebecca Davis journeys through his artistic innovations, tormented personal life, obsessive love of nature, and mysterious death. A key figure in the 1960s "blues revival", Wilson participated in the rediscovery of Son House, and wrote scholarly analyses of House and Robert Pete Williams. He went on to co-found pioneering blues-rock band Canned Heat, becoming an unlikely rock star. Known as "Blind Owl", he was responsible for the hit songs "Going Up the Country" and "On the Road Again".

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