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Blues beyond Crossroads is the latest book by Adam Gussow, blues harp player, teacher and researcher and explores links between blues music, musicians and ideas of the devil and hell.

Watch his own introduction to the book:


Adam has also brought together, as playlists, much of his researched discography on spotify and you tube .

Beyond the Crossroads: The Devil and the Blues Tradition, by Adam Gussow (University of North Carolina Press, 2017).

Gussow is an associate professor of English and Southern Studies at the University of Mississippi and a longtime member of the blues duo Satan and Adam.