- A barrelhouse blues was being shouted over the stamping of feet on a wooden floor.p. 131.9
- The Syrian brothers vied for her attention as she sang the heavy blues that Bailey and I almost understood.p. 65.4
- It may be enough, however, to have it said that we survive in exact relationship to the dedication of our poets (include preachers, musicians and blues singers).p. 184.9
- But my head continued to throb with the measured insistence of a bass drum, and how could a toothache pass the calaboose, hear the songs of the prisoners, their blues and laughter, and not be changed?p. 187.4
There are no more uses of "blues" in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
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