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Posted By: GUEST,Charles Wayne
13-Feb-19 - 03:33 PM
Thread Name: Who started the Delta blues myth?
Subject: RE: Who started the Delta blues myth?
Yes, you did miss something......Post #1 from Joseph Scott........

"Robert Palmer, the rock writer who decided to write a book about blues -- and it sold and influenced other writers -- wrote that "Blues in the Delta... certainly is the first blues we know much about." That was a FALSE CLAIM when he wrote it."

Just a blatant 'hit-job' on Robert Palmer.... His book may not be perfect, but I doubt he was trying to maliciously make a "FALSE CLAIM", as Scott accuses him.