Zygmunt Bauman meets Howlin Wolf at the crossroads: Sociology and Music with Peter Beilharz

Part of my journey is that it’s taken a long time to feel sufficiently comfortable enough to do this type of stuff, and invite people to share in it – but also to push the idea that music is a datum, it’s a research source …For example, by playing three or four versions of a song like ‘Crossroads’ by Robert Johnson, say, you could actually track the shift from the south to the north, what the consequences of modernisation and electrification were and also what that meant for the people living it.

A quote from Peter Beilharz on music and sociology. For the full story and interview click on the link below:

Zygmunt Bauman meets Howlin Wolf at the crossroads: Sociology and Music with Peter Beilharz.

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