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The blues lyric formula

by Michael Taft

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blues (Music) -- Analysis, appreciation,
  • Blues (Music) -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementMichael Taft.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMT146 .T34 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3409005M
    ISBN 100415974984, 0415974992
    LC Control Number2005024931

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Focusing on the songs recorded by African-American singers for pre-World War Two commercial recording companies Reviews: 1. Writing Blues Lyrics Handout. Choose a topic that reflects the mood of the blues. Follow the formula below for the four lines of each verse of a blues song: 1 st Line: State the problem.

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