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Unformatted text preview: Blues (read chapter, since missed first day) 18/02/2008 11:20:00 A field holler was sung by a worker in the field Typical characteristics of the blues not the triple meter. Yes for lyrics in an A A B pattern, Syncopated rhythm, raspy sounding vocals In blues, the call part of call and response is done by the voiceresponse by guitar Country blues Charley Patton (1891-1934) Mississippi Delta Lots of migrant field workerslabor intensive jobs for tobacco/cotton Country Blues Male voice and acoustic guitar AAB lyrics pattern 12 bar blues Call and response Robert Johnson (1911-1938) Studies with students of Charley Patton Guitar viruoso Voodoo influence Cross Road Blues CD 1 tr 1 Free with elements Focus on guitar part Eric Clapton cover of cross road blues song...
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- Spring '08