Examining the blues genre by region, and describing the differences unique to each, make this a must-have for music scholars and lay readers alike.
• Demonstrates the extensive contributions of African Americans to American music and culture
• Supplies chapters on regions that include entries on the lives and contributions of individual blues musicians in particular areas of the United States, painting a colorful "map" of the development of blues music
• Draws upon extensive archival research, such as Social Security death records, to establish fundamental facts and correct myths concerning blues musicians
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