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  • A Very Brief Synopsis of “The Blues”

    • 04.1.2013

    A Very Brief Synopsis of “The Blues” – Bruce W. Newton, PhD and Johnpaul Jones UAMS Library, Second Floor Gallery April – June, 2013 “The Blues” originated with sharecroppers in the Mississippi delta and was a hybrid of the field hollers and Griot songs sung by West Africans.  W.C. Handy, “The Father of the Blues,” […]