The Society for American Music


American Music

Table of Contents: Volume 14, No. 4 (Winter 1996)



Special Edition: New Perspectives on the Blues

Edited by David Evans


Introduction								397
David Evans

"They Cert'ly Sound Good to Me": Sheet Music, Southern			402
Vaudeville, and the Commercial Ascendancy of the Blues	
Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff

The Hands of Blues Guitarists						455
Andrew M. Cohen

Houston Creoles and Zydeco: The Emergence of an				480
African American Urban Popular Style
John Minton

INDEX 527

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