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Delbert McClinton: One of the Fortunate Few (John and Robin Dickson Series in Texas Music, sponsored by the Center for Texas Music History, Texas State University) (Paperback)

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By Diana Finlay Hendricks, Don Imus (Foreword by)
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Much has happened with Delbert McClinton since the first edition of Delbert McClinton: One Of The Fortunate Few was released in 2017.  That year, Rolling Stone called him “The Godfather of Americana Music,” and in 2019, he received the Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award. He received a Grammy® in 2020 for Best Traditional Blues Album.  

This new in paper edition includes a new foreword, two new chapters, and several updates.

“Asserts the songwriter's centrality in forging a uniquely Texas blend of blues, country, R&B, and rock.”—The Austin Chronicle

“Delbert McClinton’s many fans will find One of the Fortunate Few reaffirming, shedding light on a truly selfless, generous soul. Those unfamiliar with Delbert will be instantly drawn to him and will undoubtedly seek out his music and touring schedule. When you realize McClinton was playing at the birth of rock n’ roll in the ’50s, shared some harmonica tips with John Lennon, and has played just about every kind of American music in every conceivable venue from dives to the world’s biggest stages, you can’t help but admire this living legend. His story is of endurance, sacrifice, perseverance, and ultimately success in the unforgiving often cruel music business.”—Elmore Magazine

About the Author


DIANA FINLAY HENDRICKS, a Texas Hill Country–based writer has spent her career in journalism and feature writing, focusing on Texas and Southern music and culture. She is a regular contributor to the Journal for Texas Music HistoryLone Star Music, and recently contributed the James McMurtry chapter to Pickers and Poets: The Ruthlessly Poetic Singer-Songwriters of Texas. .


Product Details
ISBN: 9781623499310
ISBN-10: 1623499313
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
Publication Date: July 12th, 2021
Pages: 232
Language: English
Series: John and Robin Dickson Series in Texas Music, sponsored by the Center for Texas Music History, Texas