All I can do is pass along what was relayed to me via the Blues Foundation just now:
Oliver’s contributions cannot be understated. His book, Conversation With the Blues, is still available on the used market and, if you’re lucky, you’ll find one with the CD included.
If you are a blues lover, it’s a golden nugget of blues history:
It is through the efforts of writer/enthusiasts like Oliver that there are invaluable preservations, interviews and conversation on blues history and its innovators.
A deeply, heartfelt thank you to Paul Oliver and blessings to his family.
1.) Acknowledgement to Re-Imagining The Blues: A Transatlantic Approach to African-American CultureOCTOBER 6, 2014 Please click this link to see another wonderful article.
2.) I am not the owner of the youtube video and do not claim copyright to it but share as an honor memory to Paul Oliver’s work.