Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Birth of the Blues (Blues Stories, 2)

[Another in a series of posts about the history of the Blues and about some of those who sang and played the Blues.] In one sense, the generation after Emancipation represented the lowest point in the history of African Americans.  Their freedom, … Continue reading

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