African-American Music – The Roots Of Blues, Jazz and Ragtime

African-american spirituals developed out of the agony of individuals stripped of their home and identity, forced to travel to an unknown land and become slaves, Slave labor was excruciating and demeaning, spending countless hours of backbreaking labor under the sun. Read More …

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Acoustic Blues Guitar – The Roots Of All Modern Rock Music

In the early days, back in the Mississippi Delta, the sons of slaves in the Deep South would often make their own acoustic blues guitars out of an old box, a broom handle and some chicken wire! Needless, to say, Read More …

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