Kennedy's Blues: African American Blues and Gospel Songs on JFK
Author: Guido van Rijn
Publication date: 2007
American Made Music Series
University Press of Mississippi
ôKennedy's Blues: African-American Blues and Gospel Songs on JFK collects in a single volume the blues and gospel songs written by African Americans about the presidency of John F. Kennedy and offers a close analysis of Kennedy's hold upon the African American imagination. These blues and gospel songs have never been transcribed and analyzed in a systematic way, so this volume provides a hitherto untapped source on the perception of one of the most intriguing American presidents."