Lyrics and songs can be found at Bluesman Harry's site:
Harry's Blues Lyrics & Tabs Online (http://blueslyrics.tripod.com/index.htm)

The site comprises  2651 lyrics and 1814 sound clips from 101 artists - and is growing steadily. There's also a free MP3 download section.
Check the part on Blues language - it's real good.


 
in print:
Kraus, Peter J.,   Blues Highway. Musik-Geschichten zwischen New Orleans und Chicago (Berlin, 1998).
Lomax, Alan,   The Land Where the Blues Began (New York, 1993).
Oliver, Paul,   Die Story des Blues (Hamburg, 1978).

 
BLUES© (http://www.island.net/~blues/)

    (http://blues.net/history.html)
 

  (http://www.thebluehighway.com/)
      (http://blueflamecafe.com)

find the rest in: 

Blues directory (http://blueslinks.tripod.com/general_blues_sites.htm#top)


 
Two blues novels: 

Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues
Robert Johnson faked his death and finds himself at the crossroads at the Spokane Indian Reservation. There he  is helped by an old Indian woman - who also helped  Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix (but not Jim Morrison), while his "bedeviled" guitar finds another victim.
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and

Gayl Jones' Corregidora 
Ursa is a black blues singer originally from Brazil who loses her unborn child due to a fight with her man. The novel does not only deal with blues but with its variations, repetitions, and language -  you actually read blues.
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