Jagged Grain::Blues Archive
Blues Veneration Archive
Jagged Grain::Blues Archive
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Three Kings and a Queen: Bob Dylan, Victoria Spivey, John Hammond, and Big Joe Williams, 1962.
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Paramount Race Records Christmas Promotion from Chicago Defender
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Will the Coffin Be Your Santa Claus? Okeh Records promotional Ad from Chicago Defender
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Hound Dog Taylor’s Left Hand. 
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Big Mama Thornton
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"I know very little to tell you about the Blues. They always struck me as being very sad, sadder even than spirituals because their sadness is not softened with tears, but hardened with laughter, the absurd, incongruous laughter of a sadness without even a god to appeal to."
Langston Hughes, letter to Carl Van Vechten.