The mock primitive factor (hereafter referred to as mock prim) in blues is very high. Mock prim is that racial/racist double bind that says the best black music is that which is made by African Americans living in the rural South, preferably in Mississippi. Mock prim values the purist element in blues; references to "true blues" are frequently heard in mock prim circles. Besides regional origin and context,... More >>>
James "Super Chikan" Johnson is among the more unconventional artists to emerge from the Rooster Blues family.