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The Blues Line: Blues Lyrics from Leadbelly to Muddy Waters
Transcribed from 78 rpm recordings and preserved here long after many of the records have disappeared, this collection of nearly three hundred songs from more than one hundred singers celebrates the diversity of feeling and form that defines the blues. Ma Rainey, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Bessie Smith, Leadbelly, Memphis Minnie, Robert Johnson, and Muddy Waters are represente ...more
Paperback, 512 pages
Published December 23rd 2003 by Da Capo Press
(first published October 1st 1975)
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