A heated discussion on 'Race, Gender & the Blues'
Wed May 23 22:05:23 EDT 2012
One wonders...at least this one wonders....why is it that there are so
many white blues acts/artists, while so very, very few black rock and
country acts/artists? If the theory about it being all about the
money, then it would only make sense that black artists would have
migrated into the rock and country genres, where there has long been
more money to be made than in the blues genre. That has not happened.
Jimi and Mr Pride. Ray Charles took a few stabs at the country genre
in the 60s. There you have it.
I have given this some
thought and you are
right, I don't know of any . . .
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