The Delta blues was born in the pages of the Sears catalogue

May 18, 2012 § Leave a comment

"There was no Delta blues before there were cheap, readily available steel-string guitars. And those guitars, which transformed American culture, were brought to the boondocks by Sears, Roebuck & Co."

http://reason.com/archives/2012/04/19/delta-dawn/singlepage

I got my first steelstring Yamaha plywood top dreadnought from the Sears catalogue.

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