Site hosted by Build your free website today!

How the Blues Affected Race Relations in the United States

Minstrel and Medicine shows

Early appreciation for black music
White interest in black music
Integration of Musicians
Covers & Dances
Integrated Radio
Blues & Rock
Works Consulted
Thank you

Email Author


Bane, Michael. White Boy Singin' the Blues. New York: Da Capo Press, Inc., 1982.

Blumenthal, Bob. "Berryland." Bluesland. Eds. Pete Welding and Toby Byron. New York: Penguin Books USA Inc., 1991. 238-249

Booth, Stanley. Rhythm Oil. New York: Pantheon Books, 1991.

Davis, Francis. The History of the Blues. New York: Hyperion, 1995.

Friedlander, Paul. Rock and Roll: A Social History. Boulder, Co: Westview Press, Inc., 1996.

Harrison, David. Blues: A Photographic Documentary. New York: Crescent Books, 1997.

Palmer, Robert. Deep Blues. New York: Viking Penguin, Inc., 1981.

Russell, Tony. The Blues: From Robert Johnson to Robert Cray. New York: Schirmer Books, 1997.

"That Rhythm…Those Blues." Dir. George T. Nierenberg. Prod. WGBH. Videocassette. PBS Video, Series: "The American Experience," 1988.

Titon, Jeff Todd. Early Downhome Blues. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1977.

Trynka, Paul. Portrait of the Blues. New York: De Capo Press, 1996.

Ward, Brian. Just My Soul Responding. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1998.

Back to top