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Ramblin' on my mind : new perspectives on the blues /

edited by David Evans.

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Names: Evans, David,
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2008.
Series: African American music in global perspective
Topics: Blues (Music) - History and criticism.
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Bourdon, blue notes, and pentatonism in the blues: an Africanist perspective / Gerhard Kubik -- They cert'ly sound good to me: sheet music, Southern vaudeville, and the commercial ascendancy of the blues / Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff -- Abbe Niles, blues advocate / Elliott S. Hurwitt -- The hands of blues guitarists / Andrew M. Cohen -- From Bumble Bee Slim to Black Boy Shine: nicknames of blues singers / David Evans -- Preachin' the blues: a textual linguistic analysis of Son House's "Dry spell blues" / Luigi Monge -- Some ramblings on Robert Johnson's mind: critical analysis and aesthetic value in Delta blues / James Bennighof -- Guess these people wonder what I'm singing: quotation and reference in Ella Fitzgerald's "St. Louis blues" / Katharine Cartwright -- Beyond the mushroom cloud: a decade of disillusion in black blues and gospel song / Bob Groom -- Houston creoles and zydeco: the emergence of an African American urban popular style / John Minton.

Table of Contents for: Ramblin' on my mind : new perspectives o