Give My Poor Heart Ease
Voices of the Mississippi Blues [With CD (Audio) and DVD]
By William Ferris
(University of North Carolina Press, Hardcover, 9780807833254, 302pp.)
Publication Date: November 2009
Driving his Chevrolet Nova up and down Highway 61 in Mississippi, William Ferris stopped at churches and juke joints and penitentiaries to record the music he found. In his new book, Give My Poor Heart Ease, Ferris explores the legacy of the "The Blues Highway." More at NPR.org
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