Square tony russell

Tony Russell is a social historian of popular and vernacular music and the author of several books, including Blacks, Whites and Blues (1970), The Blues: From Robert Johnson to Robert Cray (1997) and Country Music Originals: The Legends and the Lost (2007). He has been a consultant on and contributor to numerous TV and radio programmes, writes obituaries for The Guardian and reviews books and music for a wide range of periodicals.