Betwixt The Sheets: The History of Sex, Scandal & Society


The Blues

Ep. 77

So much of today’s music takes inspiration from the Blues, but where did Blues music itself come from?

Kate is joined by Lamont Jack Pearley - applied folklorist, ethnographer and historian of African American traditional music - who takes us through the history of Blues music, from influence to appropriation.


*WARNING there are adult words and discussions of racism in this episode*


Produced by Charlotte Long and Sophie Gee. Mixed by Joseph Knight.


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