Marybeth Hamilton
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 1 Articles
//Columns

Retelling the History of Black Music: Everything You Know About the Blues Is Wrong
2 Jul 2008 // 6:00 PM

For the most part, blacks were not involved in the heroic work of rescuing the black acoustic blues legacy from the passage of time.

//Reviews

In Search of the Blues by Marybeth Hamilton
6 Mar 2008 // 4:00 PM

This is a different story of the blues; it is the story of those people (primarily white men and women) who were in search of something that they believed the blues or some other form of secular and "primitive" African-American music communicated in an undiluted manner.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Double Take: 'The Public Enemy' (1931)

// Short Ends and Leader

"Maybe The Public Enemy is a swell dish. Or maybe it ain't so tough. The Steves take on the classic tale of beer and blood.

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