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What Do You Know About the Blues? Knowledge Cards

Catalog: K253

Price: $9.95

Blues, a quintessentially American music, contains a fundamental irony: singing about hard times, disappointment, broken hearts, homelessness, intoxication, betrayal, and violence makes the singer and the audience feel good. This deck of 48 cards explores the paradoxical genre in a question and answer format (perhaps call and response is more apt) that is equally satisfying as a raucous test of multiple players' blues knowledge or as a quiet solitary read. Combining solid scholarship with wry, informal prose, What Do You Know About the Blues? does its subject proud. Most cards include tips for recommended listening.

Model: K253
Manufacturer: Pomegranate