Ramblin' on My Mind: New Perspectives on the Blues (Google eBook)

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David Evans
University of Illinois Press, Jan 2, 2008 - Social Science - 440 pages
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This compilation of essays takes the study of the blues to a welcome new level. Distinguished scholars and well-established writers from such diverse backgrounds as musicology, anthropology, musicianship, and folklore join together to examine blues as literature, music, personal expression, and cultural product. Ramblin' on My Mind contains pieces on Ella Fitzgerald, Son House, and Robert Johnson; on the styles of vaudeville, solo guitar, and zydeco; on a comparison of blues and African music; on blues nicknames; and on lyric themes of disillusionment. _x000B__x000B_Contributors are Lynn Abbott, James Bennighof, Katharine Cartwright, Andrew M. Cohen, David Evans, Bob Groom, Elliott Hurwitt, Gerhard Kubik, John Minton, Luigi Monge, and Doug Seroff._x000B_
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
An Africanist Perspective
11
Sheet Music Southern Vaudeville and the Commercial Ascendancy of the Blues
49
3 Abbe Niles Blues Advocate
105
4 The Hands of Blues Guitaritsts
152
Nicknames of Blues Singers
179
A Textual Linguistic Analysis of Son Houses Dry Spell Blues
222
Critical Analysis and Aesthetic Value in Delta Blues
258
Quotation and Reference in Ella Fitzgeralds St Louis Blues
281
A Decade of Disillusion in Black Blues and Gospel Song
328
The Emergence of an African American Urban Popular Style
350
Contributors
399
Index
403
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David Evans is an established writer and lecturer. He has written more than 20 books on modern European history and appears regularly on television and radio.

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