A Regional ExperienceBook - 00A9}2013
Examining the blues genre by region, and describing the differences unique to each, make this a must-have for music scholars and lay readers alike.
* Demonstrates the extensive contributions of African Americans to American music and culture
* Supplies chapters on regions that include entries on the lives and contributions of individual blues musicians in particular areas of the United States, painting a colorful "map" of the development of blues music
* Draws upon extensive archival research, such as Social Security death records, to establish fundamental facts and correct myths concerning blues musicians