Terms from the Blues

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Nov 9 13:11:35 UTC 2003

On Sun, 9 Nov 2003, Jonathon Green wrote:

> 1. 1929 Lillian Glinn [song title] I’m a Front Door Woman With a Back Door
> Man.

Good show, Jonathon!  Do you (or does anyone else on the list) know of any
other terms that originated or were popularized through blues lyrics?

Fred Shapiro

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