Author: Debra Devi

Debra Devi is a rock musician and the author of the award-winning blues glossary The Language of the Blues: From Alcorub to Zuzu (foreword by Dr. John).

This is the latest installment in our weekly series entitled, The Language of the Blues, where author and rocker Debra Devi focuses on the meaning and significance of a unique word used in blues song. Come back every week for the latest! Devi’s The Language of the Blues: From Alcorub to ZuZu is now available at! A black dog is a giant, hairy ghosthound that haunts a specific spot on a road, usually a crossroads. It is sometimes associated with a person or a family. In the Sherlock Holmes tale, “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” as in many English legends, the sighting of…

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