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The Blues Ain't Nothin': Tales of the Lonesome Blues Pub

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Ramble on up to the Chicago North Side, where you'll feel the twelve-bar blues beat vibrating right through you. Welcome to the Lonesome Blues Pub, where the sign on the door says it all: "This club is haunted. If you're afraid of ghosts, go away."

Grab a stool by the bar, toss back a cool one and join Miss Mustang, the Lonesome Blues proprietor, and a colorfully quirky ca

Paperback, 208 pages
Published April 1st 2002 by Design Image Group
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I started this book a while back, but put it down, because I'm not much of a short story reader. Then life got in the way, and it got lost in the bookcase. I rediscovered it and immersed myself in Tales of the Lonesome Blues Pub.

Interesting concept, especially in that all the mentioned musician ghosts were real blues players, as far as I can tell. Why they all decided to hang out at Miss Sarah's pub, isn't entirely clear. At least Jayhawk had an excuse -- he died there. The stories were imaginat
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This was a great book to read over Halloween. It's spooky, chilling in places, but very human and down to earth. The characters are likable, just like the ghosts. The author knows her music and it shows. The ghosts were real blues musicians (and the live ones too). The stories are a bit much at times, but for a first book it's good. I wish I had a companion CD with it to listen to the blues and hear the songs as they're meant to be.
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