Blues Legacy: Tradition and Innovation in Chicago

By Whiteis, David

 Not Rated. Be the first to rate this product!

ISBN
9780252042881 9780252084706 9780252051746
Publisher
Univ. of Illinois. (Music in American Life)


REVIEWS

Library Journal

Reviewed on September 13, 2019  |  Arts

Whiteis (Southern Soul-Blues; Chicago Blues) has been living in Chicago and writing about the city's blues-based music for more than 40 years. Here, the author grapples with a rather uncomfortable fact about Chicago's blues scene: tradition often stifles innovation. Since the beginning of the so-called blues revival in the mid-1960s, when blues audiences began shifting from primarily black to mainly white, the purist demand for traditional, gutbucket blues authenticity quickl...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Become a Pro


This feature is only available to Pro subscribers. Please log in, or upgrade your subscription.

Add To My List

cover
by

This feature is only available to Pro subscribers. Please log in, or upgrade your subscription.

Export


This feature is only available to Pro subscribers. Please log in, or upgrade your subscription.

Save List Search Query


This feature is only available to Pro subscribers. Please log in, or upgrade your subscription.

Follow Lists


This feature is only available to Pro subscribers. Please log in, or upgrade your subscription.