V.21 No.32 | 8/9/2012
How Sears, Roebuck & Co. midwifed the birth of the blues
By Chris Kjorness
In the popular telling, Delta blues musicians were tragic figures, singing out for personal solace. Though romantic, this story ignores the spirit of the bluesman himself, and the commercial and technological advances of the early 1900s.
NEWSLETTERS Great Alibi stories, events and deals delivered to your inbox each week. No fooling!
Youth Hip Hop Classes at South Broadway Cultural Center
Open to all children ages 5-10, and all levels of dance experience.
Jim Jones • country at The Blue Grasshopper Brew Pub
Monday Night Film Club at Tractor Brewing Wells ParkMore Recommended Events ››