Blues Is The Story So What Are The Subplots?

My other hobby, when I’m not playing guitar, is writing. if I were to write & novel about the blues, the sound of the guitar music and how ti evolved would be the main plot; but what would be the subplots of this piece of fiction?

Each and every blues-man would be a subplot in himself, the microcosm within the macrocosm. the next plot level would be the novel themes:

  • find love, lose love
  • love finer than money
  • dirt poor
  • desperation
  • singing to ease the pain

Son House - Subplot to the Blues plotRight from the get-go, the blues singers of the Delta carved out there own subplots, with raw emotion in the style of Son House and others.

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