Blues Music: Deeper Studies

Sharing with my readers some of my further studies on Blues Music here.

Yes indeed. Lament, joy and protest in this musical mode is well documented. Maybe that’s why some folks don’t want to go there… Well, for music aficionados and especially in the blues genre, here are only four of -many- excellent places to dig in and learn, to consider a whole lot that you likely were never taught in a white school be it public, parochial or home-school.

Lord have mercy! And I’m seriously asking Him for that, not merely quoting a blues phrase often sung.

https://downatthecrossroads.wordpress.com/2020/10/20/the-blues-as-protest/

https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200197401/

https://folkways.si.edu/was-lead-belly-a-protest-singer/african-american-music-american-folk-blues/music/video/smithsonian

As always, thanks for stopping by. -Glenn

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