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GUEST,Tunesmith Who started the Delta blues myth? (208* d) RE: Who started the Delta blues myth? 20 Sep 18


Well, I almost feel that early Delta blues sounds like it should be the oldest form. It has a primitive sound close to what we are told is one of the main predecessors of the blues i.e. the work song.
For example, imagine in the 1930s, somebody was enquiring where jazz originated and somebody said, "Well, I believe the most primitive form of jazz is to be found in New Orleans.


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