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Week 5 Listening Assignment BLUES 1. In the following chart, insert the lyrics to "Ma Rainey" to diagram the AAB lyrical form. A I was thinking about Ma Rainey, wonder where could Ma Rainey be A I was thinking about Ma Rainey, wonder where could Ma Rainey be B I been looking for her, even been 'n old Tennessee A She was born in Georgia, traveled all over this world A She was born in Georgia, traveled all over this world B And she's the best blues singer, peoples I ever heard A When she made Bo Weavil Blues, I was living way down the line A When she made Bo Weavil Blues, I was living way down the line B Every time I hear that record, I just couldn't keep from crying A People it sure look lonesome since Ma Rainey been gone A People it sure look lonesome since Ma Rainey been gone B But she left little Minnie to carry the good works on I was thinking about Ma Rainey Wonder where could Ma Rainey be I was thinking about Ma Rainey Wonder where could Ma Rainey be I been looking for her Even been in old Tennessee She was born in Georgia Traveled all over this world She was born in Georgia Traveled all over this world And she's the best blues singer Peoples I ever heard When she made "Bo Weavil Blues" I was living way down in line When she made "Bo Weavil Blues" I was living way down in line Every time I hear that record I just couldn't keep from crying People it sure look lonesome Since Ma Rainey been gone People it sure look lonesome Since Ma Rainey been gone But she left little Minnie To carry the good works on 2. Listen to "Crazy Blues" and "Black Snake Moan." What styles of blues is each of these?
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2012 for the course MUSIC 26AC taught by Professor Brinner during the Spring '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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