Why culture mimics the mood of the music

Amiri Baraka, formerly known as Leroy Jones, has put together one of the most revealing explorations through the history of American culture ever compiled in book form. On the surface, Blues People is an analysis of Black music. But if you are willing to dig deeper into the mind of Baraka’s Blues People, you will begin to understand how a people’s culture closely mimics the mood of their music. Continue reading “Why culture mimics the mood of the music”