Corpus ID: 190772413

The Blues: A Very Short Introduction

@inproceedings{Wald2010TheBA,
  title={The Blues: A Very Short Introduction},
  author={E. E. Wald},
  year={2010}
}
  • E. E. Wald
  • Published 2010
  • Art
  • Praised as "suave, soulful, ebullient" (Tom Waits) and "a meticulous researcher, a graceful writer, and a committed contrarian" (New York Times Book Review), Elijah Wald is one of the leading popular music critics of his generation. In The Blues, Wald surveys a genre at the heart of American culture. It is not an easy thing to pin down. As Howlin' Wolf once described it, "When you ain't got no money and can't pay your house rent and can't buy you no food, you've damn sure got the blues." It has… CONTINUE READING

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