Blues and Evil

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Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1993 - Music - 177 pages
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Ever since the 1930s, when Robert Johnson came to epitomize the hard-drinking, salacious blues singer who sold his soul to the devil for prowess on the guitar, blues music has been associated with ... Read full review

Contents

The Mythologies of the Blues
1
The Theologies of the Blues
35
The Theodicies of the Blues
68
Conclusion
99

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About the author (1993)

JON MICHAEL SPENCER is currently a Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Music and Divinity School at Duke University.

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