Franklin

The blues lyric formula / Michael Taft.

Author/Creator:
Taft, Michael.
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 367 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Blues (Music) -- Analysis, appreciation.
Blues (Music) -- History and criticism.
Contents:
Defining the commercial blues
Defining the blues formula
Fine adjustments : extraformulaic elements in the blues
The ties that bind : formulas to lines, lines to stanzas, stanzas to songs
Twenty common formulas
One singer's formulaic tradition : the repertoire of Garfield Akers
Why is the blues formulaic?
Singers and their songs.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-357) and index.
ISBN:
0415974984 (hb : alk. paper)
0415974992 (pb : alk. paper)
OCLC:
61445827