How Sears, Roebuck & Co. midwifed the birth of the blues
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.
Music to Your Ears
Saturday entertainment includes a sukey jump / ukulele workshop, and the final installment of Jazz & Blues Under the Stars.
Train Conductor • psychedelic • Bone Forest at Blackbird Buvette
Greg B. and the Gunsels • twang, soul at The Cowgirl BBQ
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