play for keeps & live blues In John Grisham's book"The Firm", last sentence of chapter15: They 're out there and they play for keeps. chapter 16, "a single bar with good food and live blues" I don't understand: 1. play for keeps 2. single bar (a bar only for single, not for couples?) 3. live blues (does blues mean some sort of music ro folk songs?) thank you for helping me
Feb 9, 2012 6:35 AM
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As m.mcneil said the first two are accurate. Blues is a type of American Folk music originated by black people in the south Mississippi delta region of the USA . 'Live blues' is this type of music played by a band 'in person' not a recording.
February 9, 2012
If you are playing for keeps, you take things very seriously and the outcome is very important to you; it is not a mere game. A singles bar is generally a bar for single people to gather. Blues is a genre of music said to have originated in America in the Deep South during the late 19th century.
February 9, 2012
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