The work of John and Alan Lomax has been pivotal in understanding the history of the blues and its Black cultural offshoots and antecedents.
Listen to 6,000 songs from 1,000 cultures on the Global Jukebox, an interactive website featuring the recordings of famed ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax.
The Blues played a pivotal role in the creation of what we have come to call rock music. As Muddy Waters famously said, “The Blues had a baby and they named it...
While music journalism can be biased, disposable or sink to self-indulgent waffle, it’s served as a fertile breeding ground for incisive, informed writers.
The Blues are all about the individual; at one with their music & feelings, and no better does a guitarist who feels every nuance of the blues.