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Various Artists: The Blues Guitar Box

Charles Shaar Murray, Q, January 1991

FORTY-THREE tracks featuring 39 guitarists for over three hours of music: if this bouncing, bulging blue box demonstrates anything other than the blues' current high marketing profile, it's the sheer variety of sound and feeling which can be encompassed by one instrument and one genre.

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