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Sunday, August 4, 2013
A Recurring Case of Blues
When I was in music lit class, back in the waybackwhen, a young white ass't prof began his lecture on the blues by describing it as a "contribution" of black America to music.
"It was Black people," he said, "who gave America the blues."
"Excuse me," interrupted my sax-playing pal, Mguma, "But wasn't it the other way around?"