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Jan 16, 2019 - 12:41 PM By Rhetta Akamatsu

In the past, they were the Queens, strong women who took an unconventional path They were the Blues Women, and they changed the face of music To undertand their history is to understand not only a great deal about black history but about the history of the country as a whole Today, blues women still change the face of music and explore the feminine side of the human conIn the past, they were the Queens, strong women who took an unconventional path They were the Blues Women, and they changed the face of music To undertand their history is to understand not only a great deal about black history but about the history of the country as a whole Today, blues women still change the face of music and explore the feminine side of the human condition This book explores the lives and legacies of eighteen great blues women, old and new From Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith and other legends to Janis Joplin, Bonnie Raitt, and contemporary blues women, this book explores their art and tells their stories.
  • Title: T'Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do: Women Blues Singers Old and New
  • Author: Rhetta Akamatsu
  • ISBN: 9781438233895
  • Page: 402
  • Format: Paperback

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A.F. Jan 16, 2019 - 12:41 PM
Written as a series of short biographies, T’ain’t Nobody’s Business if I Do: Women Blues Singers Old and New by Rhetta Akamatsu, is a revealing peek into the characters of memorable women in the world of blues music. After giving a short introduction into the background of the blues, the author lets us glimpse into the lives of the women that sang the music. She takes the reader from the early days of singers carving out the industry, to the ladies of today that still carry the blues legac [...]
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D.J. Butler Jan 16, 2019 - 12:41 PM
I'm pretty widely listened in the blues, especially earlier stuff, and I expected when I opened this slim volume that I'd learn nothing new. Shame on me.Yes, there were Memphis Minnie, Bessie Smith, Rosetta Tharpe, and Ma Rainey. And in the later singers, Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, and Janis Joplin. But fully half of these singers were women I'd never heard of, and now I'm looking forward to getting CDs and listening.Akamatsu writes spare, clean, and mostly unsentimental prose. She's no mythologi [...]
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T'Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do: Women Blues Singers Old and New By Rhetta Akamatsu In the past, they were the Queens, strong women who took an unconventional path They were the Blues Women, and they changed the face of music To undertand their history is to understand not only a great deal about black history but about the history of the country as a whole Today, blues women still change the face of music and explore the feminine side of the human conIn the past, they were the Queens, strong women who took an unconventional path They were the Blues Women, and they changed the face of music To undertand their history is to understand not only a great deal about black history but about the history of the country as a whole Today, blues women still change the face of music and explore the feminine side of the human condition This book explores the lives and legacies of eighteen great blues women, old and new From Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith and other legends to Janis Joplin, Bonnie Raitt, and contemporary blues women, this book explores their art and tells their stories.

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