Stomping the Blues
This study of the blues by one of America's premier essayists and novelists will change old attitudes about a tradition that continues to feed the very heart of popular music--a blues that dances, shakes, shimmies, and exchanges bad news for stomping, rollicking, pulse-quickening good times.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ehines - LibraryThing
Murray is easy to disagree with, and just plain wrong sometimes, but his love of this music and African-American culture of the 20s-50s is great enough, and contagious enough, to overwhelm my objections. Read full review
Review: Stomping The BluesUser Review - Mike - Goodreads
It's a bit thick in its language, but you're going to be hardpressed to find a book that better addresses the blues from every possible angle. Read full review