By Jesse R. Steinberg
The philosophy of the blues
From B.B. King to Billie vacation, Blues song not just sounds solid, yet has a virtually common allure in its mirrored image of the rigors and tribulations of way of life. Its skill to powerfully contact on various social and emotional matters is philosophically inspiring, and right here, a various diversity of thinkers and musicians provide illuminating essays that make very important connections among the human situation and the Blues that may entice song fanatics and philosophers alike.Content:
Chapter 1 Talkin' to Myself back (pages 1–15): Joel Rudinow
Chapter 2 Reclaiming the air of secrecy (pages 16–24): Ken Ueno
Chapter three Twelve?Bar Zombies (pages 25–37): Wade Fox and Richard Greene
Chapter four The Blues as Cultural Expression (pages 38–48): Philip Jenkins
Chapter five The creative Transformation of Trauma, Loss, and Adversity within the Blues (pages 49–65): Alan M. Steinberg, Robert S. Pynoos and Robert Abramovitz
Chapter 6 disappointment as attractiveness (pages 66–74): David C. Drake
Chapter 7 Anguished artwork (pages 75–83): Ben Flanagan and Owen Flanagan
Chapter eight Blues and Catharsis (pages 84–93): Roopen Majithia
Chapter nine Why cannot We be happy? (pages 95–110): Brian Domino
Chapter 10 Doubt and the Human (pages 111–120): Jesse R. Steinberg
Chapter eleven Blues and Emotional Trauma (pages 121–130): Robert D. Stolorow and Benjamin A. Stolorow
Chapter 12 affliction, Spirituality, and Sensuality (pages 131–141): Joseph J. Lynch
Chapter thirteen being concerned the road (pages 142–152): Kimberly R. Connor
Chapter 14 girl Sings the Blues (pages 153–166): Meghan Winsby
Chapter 15 Even White fogeys Get the Blues (pages 167–175): Douglas Langston and Nathaniel Langston
Chapter sixteen Distributive heritage (pages 176–190): Michael Neumann
Chapter 17 Whose Blues? (pages 191–202): Ron Bombardi
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I: Alright, first tell me what we’re talking about. Me: The evolution of the blues? Myself: More like the ‘evolution’ of the ‘blues’ (choosing my words carefully). I: Oh, goody! A subtle distinction! ’ Me: Question: We’re talking about the music (not the feeling), right? I: As you wish. indd 9 9 9/23/2011 2:03:03 AM Myself: Question: Supposing that we’re talking about the music, are we talking about it in the sense that musicians use the term, or the sense used in the marketing end of the music industry (because they’re not the same)?
Me: Suits me. Myself: Speak for yourself. I: Alright, first tell me what we’re talking about. Me: The evolution of the blues? Myself: More like the ‘evolution’ of the ‘blues’ (choosing my words carefully). I: Oh, goody! A subtle distinction! ’ Me: Question: We’re talking about the music (not the feeling), right? I: As you wish. indd 9 9 9/23/2011 2:03:03 AM Myself: Question: Supposing that we’re talking about the music, are we talking about it in the sense that musicians use the term, or the sense used in the marketing end of the music industry (because they’re not the same)?
Paul Oliver)1 Me: Remember when blues historians were all worried about the blues surviving the rock era? Myself: Absolutely. Paul Oliver actually said he didn’t think that the blues would survive through the 1960s. The way he saw it, the blues was essentially rooted in time and place – a variety of folk music indigenous to the post-reconstruction American South. In that unique context the music served an essential social function within its community of origin. ’ Blues – Philosophy for Everyone: Thinking Deep About Feeling Low, First Edition.
Blues - Philosophy for Everyone: Thinking Deep About Feeling Low by Jesse R. Steinberg