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LEGENDS of the BLUES CARD Set by WILLIAM STOUT


LEGENDS of the BLUES CARD Set by WILLIAM STOUT
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    LEGENDS of the BLUES CARDS by WILLIAM STOUT

    In this boxed set of trading cards, acclaimed artist and writer William Stout captures the soul and unique personalities of 50 amazing musicians and vocalists—some famous, some obscure—but all true legends to aficionados of the blues. Stout’s eclectic selections—all personal favorites—are exquisitely rendered in ink and watercolor.

    A concise performer biography is featured on the back of each card. Stout’s long and diverse career encompasses projects from underground comix, album/CD covers, and countless book and magazine illustrations to Hollywood film design and even painting in Antarctica. 

    Featured performers: Muddy Waters (a different image than the box cover), Albert AmmonsKokomo ArnoldFred BelowBig MaceoBig MaybelleLucille Bogan (Lucille Anderson, aka Bessie Jackson), Eddie Boyd (Edward Riley Boyd), Tiny Bradshaw (Myron Bradshaw), Clarence “Gatemouth” BrownCharles BrownRoy BrownIda Cox, Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup, Cow Cow Davenport, Walter DavisBo Diddley (Ellas Otha Bates, later Ellas McDaniel), Willie Dixon (William James Dixon), “Georgia Tom” Dorsey (Thomas Andrew Dorsey, Champion Jack Dupree (William Thomas Dupree), Blind Boy Fuller (Fulton Allen), Jesse Fuller (a.k.a. Lone Cat), Lowell Fulson (a.k.a. Lowell Fulsom, Lowell Fullsom), Jazz Gillum (William McKinley Gillum), Guitar Slim (Eddie Jones), W. C. Handy (William Christopher Handy), Slim Harpo (James Moore), Wynonie HarrisScreamin’ Jay Hawkins (Jalacy Hawkins), Rosa Henderson (Rosa Deschamps), Bertha “Chippie” HillBillie Holiday (Eleanora Fagan), Earl Hooker, John Lee Hooker, Lightning Hopkins (Sam Hopkins), Walter “Shakey” HortonHowlin’ Wolf (Chester Arthur Burnett), Helen HumesAlberta Hunter, Elmore James (Elmore Brooks), Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon (Frank Devera Jackson), Lonnie Johnson (Alonzo Johnson), Pete JohnsonRobert Johnson, (Robert Leroy Dodd), Louis Jordan, Albert King (Albert Nelson), B. B. King (Riley B. King), Huddie “Leadbelly” Ledbetter, J. B. Lenoir, and Meade Lux Lewis (Meade Anderson Lewis). 

    And if you enjoy this card set, you’ll want Bill Stout’s equally engaging companion deck, MORE LEGENDS of the BLUESfeaturing a different FIFTY giants of the genre! Also check out R. Crumb’s classic Heroes of the Blues card set.


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    LEGENDS of the BLUES CARD Set by WILLIAM STOUT
    LEGENDS of the BLUES CARDS by WILLIAM STOUT

    In this boxed set of trading cards, acclaimed artist and writer William Stout captures the soul and unique personalities of 50 amazing musicians and vocalists—some famous, some obscure—but all true legends to aficionados of the blues. Stout’s eclectic selections—all personal favorites—are exquisitely rendered in ink and watercolor.

    A concise performer biography is featured on the back of each card. Stout’s long and diverse career encompasses projects from underground comix, album/CD covers, and countless book and magazine illustrations to Hollywood film design and even painting in Antarctica. 

    Featured performers: Muddy Waters (a different image than the box cover), Albert AmmonsKokomo ArnoldFred BelowBig MaceoBig MaybelleLucille Bogan (Lucille Anderson, aka Bessie Jackson), Eddie Boyd (Edward Riley Boyd), Tiny Bradshaw (Myron Bradshaw), Clarence “Gatemouth” BrownCharles BrownRoy BrownIda Cox, Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup, Cow Cow Davenport, Walter DavisBo Diddley (Ellas Otha Bates, later Ellas McDaniel), Willie Dixon (William James Dixon), “Georgia Tom” Dorsey (Thomas Andrew Dorsey, Champion Jack Dupree (William Thomas Dupree), Blind Boy Fuller (Fulton Allen), Jesse Fuller (a.k.a. Lone Cat), Lowell Fulson (a.k.a. Lowell Fulsom, Lowell Fullsom), Jazz Gillum (William McKinley Gillum), Guitar Slim (Eddie Jones), W. C. Handy (William Christopher Handy), Slim Harpo (James Moore), Wynonie HarrisScreamin’ Jay Hawkins (Jalacy Hawkins), Rosa Henderson (Rosa Deschamps), Bertha “Chippie” HillBillie Holiday (Eleanora Fagan), Earl Hooker, John Lee Hooker, Lightning Hopkins (Sam Hopkins), Walter “Shakey” HortonHowlin’ Wolf (Chester Arthur Burnett), Helen HumesAlberta Hunter, Elmore James (Elmore Brooks), Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon (Frank Devera Jackson), Lonnie Johnson (Alonzo Johnson), Pete JohnsonRobert Johnson, (Robert Leroy Dodd), Louis Jordan, Albert King (Albert Nelson), B. B. King (Riley B. King), Huddie “Leadbelly” Ledbetter, J. B. Lenoir, and Meade Lux Lewis (Meade Anderson Lewis). 

    And if you enjoy this card set, you’ll want Bill Stout’s equally engaging companion deck, MORE LEGENDS of the BLUESfeaturing a different FIFTY giants of the genre! Also check out R. Crumb’s classic Heroes of the Blues card set.

    $12.95