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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

/"Give My Poor Heart Ease” Voices of Mississippi Blues/, by William Ferris

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William Ferris recorded African American blues music in Mississippi, but also ended up collecting interviews, photographs, and film. Through his research, Ferris wrote a book from the perspective of two renowned blues musicians, and explores the sacred and secular worlds of the blues. The book is divided into four sections: Blues Roots, Blues Towns and Cities, Looking Back, and Sacred and Secular Worlds.