James Weldon Johnson Quote

It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives its most distinctive characteristic.


Black Manhattan, ch. 11 (1930).

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It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives its most distinctive characteristic.

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It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives its most distinctive characteristic.

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It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives its most distinctive characteristic.

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It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives its most distinctive characteristic.