The inimitable Billie:
Ma Rainey from the 1920s (wish the quality were better):
& on a happier note…how can anyone stay depressed when somebody plays music like this:
Banjo makes me grin. It is an underappreciated instrument, just like guitar used to be.
Who could hate this:
Somehow, the Very Old blues led me to the feel-good Bluegrass. I hope this diary will do the same for you.