"The blues? Yo' mean Sat'day night music played by no-good folks who don' wan' work in the fields? Preachers, they calls it the devil's music." Those words are spoken by a character in Fat Man Blues, a new novel by Richard Wall, and are typical of Richard's attempt to get under the skin of the Blues. He uses a lot of colloquial language like this in doing so, and pretty successfully. Since a review copy came in, which is also being curated into what is becoming the British Blues Exhibition, the book has been around, getting itself seen on the British Blues scene. To read more - go to Blog Of The Blues here.
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