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The Columbus of the Blues

The Columbus of the Blues

 We owe a lot to Alan Lomax and his father, John. Folklorists record and preserve some of the best we humans have to offer. It is through their hard work that we have before us so many recordings of the great Bluesmen of the South – Muddy Waters, Lead Belly, and Jelly Roll Morton to name a few. Of course, we owe the musicians more. But oftentimes, without the dedication of the John and Alan Lomaxes of this world, we…

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