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Blues on My Mind
Blues as Abandonment: Ma Rainey's "Memphis Bound Blues"
October 07, 2018 Julia B Simon
Blues on My Mind

Blues as Abandonment: Ma Rainey's "Memphis Bound Blues"

October 07, 2018

Julia B Simon

How do people respond to abandonment?  Does gender matter in songs about abandonment?  Is someone's leaving always negative?  Explore these questions in Ma Rainey's "Memphis Bound Blues."

How do people respond to abandonment?  Does gender matter in songs about abandonment?  Is someone's leaving always negative?  Explore these questions in Ma Rainey's "Memphis Bound Blues."

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