Blues on My Mind

Christmas Blues

December 24, 2019 Julia B Simon Season 6 Episode 9
Blues on My Mind
Christmas Blues
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Blues on My Mind
Christmas Blues
Dec 24, 2019 Season 6 Episode 9
Julia B Simon

Christmas blues are rarely about the actual holiday and certainly never religious. They more often discuss loneliness, jail time, illness, cheating or sex.  Explore these themes in songs by Blind Blake, Peetie Wheatstraw, Champion Jack Dupree and Eddie C. Campbell.

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Christmas blues are rarely about the actual holiday and certainly never religious. They more often discuss loneliness, jail time, illness, cheating or sex.  Explore these themes in songs by Blind Blake, Peetie Wheatstraw, Champion Jack Dupree and Eddie C. Campbell.