Early Downhome Blues
A Musical and Cultural Analysis
ISBN10: 0807844829 ISBN13: 9780807844823 Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Pr Published: Jan 1 1995 Weight: 1.70lbs. Height: 10.25" Width: 7.50" Depth: 1.25" Edition: 2nd Edition Language: English
Proposing that African-American cultural development is reflected in blues music, an analysis traces the music from its origins, notes the effects of commercial recording, and includes recollections of blues performers, the audience, and those in the recording industry.