Big Road Blues: Tradition and Creativity in the Folk Blues
University of California Press, 1 janv. 1982 - 379 pages
Examines the processes of compostion, learning, and performance used by Southern black folk blues singers.
Avis des internautes - Rédiger un commentaire
Aucun commentaire n'a été trouvé aux emplacements habituels.
Autres éditions - Tout afficher
accompaniment ain't American artists audiences baby Big Road Blues blues singers blues tradition Brown called Charley Patton CHORUS composed compositions contain contrast core Country Crying Crystal Springs David Evans Delta discussed don't Drew Drew tradition early elements Evans Example fact feeling field figure folk blues Folklore folksongs four gonna guitar hear House important influence issued John later learned Listen Living Lord Mager Johnson mama material mean measures melody mind Mississippi Mott Willis musicians Negro never noted original Paramount pattern performance person piece played POPULAR BLUES pretty printed probably recorded repertoire Robert similar simply singers singing single sometimes songs standard stanza style sung talking tell thematic tion Tommy Johnson traveling tuning usually variant verses versions vocal woman York