Mojo Triangle: Birthplace Of Country, Blues, Jazz and Rock 'n' Roll
James L. DickersonISBN: 0825673011;
Book DescriptionDraw a straight line from New Orleans to Nashville, then over to Memphis and back down to New Orleans via Highway 61, and you have the Mojo Triangle, a geometrical, cultural, and spiritual configuration that represents the birthplace of America?s original music: Blues, jazz, rock & roll, and country It is no coincidence that the same geographical territory that gave the world Elvis Presley, Howlin' Wolf, B. B. King and Tammy Wynette, also produced William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, and Tennessee Williams. Mojo Rising traces the origins of the music that came out of New Orleans, the Mississippi Delta, Memphis, Muscle Shoals and Nashville, and explains, often in the words of the artists themselves, the apocalyptic vision that gave birth to the music.
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