We welcome musician, historian, and author Elijah Wald to discuss the history of the blues.
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- Elijah Wald’s website
- Elijah Wald’s Songobiography
- Escaping the Delta: Robert Johnson and the Invention of the Blues
- Dylan Goes Electric!: Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night That Split the Sixties
- Inside Llewyn Davis
- The Mayor of McDougal Street
- Inside Dave van Ronk (the album with the cat on the cover)
- Robert Johnson, The Complete Recordings
- Kirk’s review of Dylan Goes Electric
- Robert Palmer: Deep Blues: A Musical and Cultural History of the Mississippi Delta
Howlin’ Wolf on Shindig, May 20, 1965:
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