Blues paper - All blues songs you encounter come attached...

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All blues songs you encounter come attached with many sad, happy, or meaningful feelings. And usually all of these feelings come attached with a story that has is someway affected someone’s life. When I began to research songs in which held different meanings, I stumbled across the idea of losing something, whether it is a loved one, a home, or work. I came to the conclusion that I was going to write about blues songs in which relate to the idea of loss, and more specifically loss due to natural disaster like the flood of 1927. The Mississippi Delta is perhaps the most influential area in blues music and it just so happens to be an area in which natural disaster is sure to strike. The following songs are all songs in which artist express their feelings on how the flood of 1927 affected the lives of people involved; Charley Patton’s High Water Everywhere, Bessie Smith’s Back Water Blues, Barbeque Bob’s Mississippi Heavy Water Blues, and McIntorsh and Edwards’s The 1927 Flood. All four of these songs relate to the disaster encountered from the summer of 1926- the fall of 1927. The flood started in the summer of 1926 from heavy rains in the central of
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