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Anyone familiar with R. Crumb's illustrations recognizes his deep passion for music. For collectors of his work, the prized possessions include the Heroes of the Blues, Early Jazz Greats, and Pioneers of Country Music trading card sets from the early to mid-1980s. Now, for the first time, these sets are compiled in a book, accompanied by an exclusive 21-track CD curated by Crumb himself. The CD features original recordings by Charley Patton, "Dock" Boggs, "Jelly Roll" Morton, and others. Each musician comes with a biography and a full-color original illustration by the renowned cartoonist.


R. Crumb's Heroes of Blues, Jazz & Country is a characteristically unique tribute by an underground icon to the musical innovators who inspired him. This collection is a must-have for Crumb enthusiasts, comics fans, and music lovers alike.

R. Crumb's Heroes of Blues, Jazz, and Country


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