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6. The language and poetry of the blues

6. The language and poetry of the blues  

Elijah Wald

in The Blues: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365760
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195398939.003.0007
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195398939
‘The language and poetry of the blues’ explores the lyrical component of the blues. Modern scholars treat the blues primarily as a musical style, but early scholars also studied blues songs ... More
The Blues: A Very Short Introduction

The Blues: A Very Short Introduction  

Elijah Wald

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365760
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195398939.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195398939
The Blues: A Very Short Introduction surveys a genre which lies at the heart of American culture. Blues is more of a broad musical tradition than a musical genre, with a ... More
5. Blues and country music

5. Blues and country music  

Elijah Wald

in The Blues: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365760
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195398939.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195398939
‘Blues and country music’ examines the links between blues and country music. For many reasons, jazz was placed at the opposite end of the spectrum to country, but both intertwined with ... More

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