North American VS Foreign Blues Music?

Blue Stew
Wed Oct 3 05:05:03 EDT 2007

Dan wrote: "...the words are added afterward usually..."

That's like writing the movie script to fit the soundtrack, telling the 
joke 'after' the laugh, putting the condom on 'after' you...get the picture?

pat boyack wrote:
> Sorry Dan but I don't think this is true. The Blues has always been about 
> the lyrics first. The music has always been there to help put them across.
> Pat B
> On Tue, 2 Oct 2007 10:54:58 -0400, Dan Solway <dsolway@XCELCO.ON.CA> wrote:
>> I have always believed that Blues music is different than all other forms 
> of music.  Other artists decide what they want to say (Lyrics) and add a 
> nice melody but with the Blues the music is the way to communicate the 
> message and the words are added afterward usually as part of the music 
> itself.  So other languages don't bother me as much when we are talking 
> about the blues.

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