[Ads-l] Antedating of "Rhythm and Blues"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Sep 28 22:52:09 EDT 2016

rhythm and blues (OED 1933)

1924 _Billboard_ 20 Dec. 61 (ProQuest)  (advertisement)  FAST DANCE PIANIST AT LIBERTY AFTER 20th.  Sight reader, fake, improvise, lots of rhythm and blues.

Fred Shapiro

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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