Blues on My Mind

Boll Weevil as Real and Metaphorical Pest in Charley Patton's "Mississippi Boll Weevil Blues"

April 27, 2019 Season 4 Episode 7
Blues on My Mind
Boll Weevil as Real and Metaphorical Pest in Charley Patton's "Mississippi Boll Weevil Blues"
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Blues on My Mind
Boll Weevil as Real and Metaphorical Pest in Charley Patton's "Mississippi Boll Weevil Blues"
Apr 27, 2019 Season 4 Episode 7
Julia B Simon
Analysis of boll weevil in Charley Patton's "Mississippi Boll Weevil Blues"
Show Notes

What's a boll weevil? What did it do? Why sing about a boll weevil?  What might a boll weevil represent?  Explore these questions in Charley Patton's "Mississippi Boll Weevil Blues."



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