Nothing But the Blues: The Music and the Musicians by Lawrence Cohn Download (read online) free eBook (PDF ePub Kindle)

Nothing But the Blues: The Music and the Musicians

It is our most passionate music, rooted in ancient Africa but brought to blossom in America at the doorstep of the twentieth century. It is a living heritage of song born in poverty, persecution, and hard labor, born of love and love betrayed, of holiness and sin, the pleasures and the pains of the flesh, the experience of tragedy, comedy, drunkenness, despair, desolation,