White boys have had the blues for a long time now, too. Elvis, the Rolling Stones and the White Stripes have made far more money by imitating the wails of dirt-poor Mississippi sharecroppers than the hard-scrabble, fistfighting black men who created this uniquely American genre of music ever did. Though all of these acts borrowed from, rather than copied, the blues and put their own unique spin on its bare-bones, primitive origins, there's no reason these artists should have sold a zillion more records than the genuine article. No musical form has been more pillaged by white musicians -- or with such overwhelming success. And, of course, very few have... More >>>