Definition of slow drag in English:

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noun

A slow blues rhythm or piece of music.
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  • Although first performed by Handy and his band as a sprightly double-time march, the song was soon reclaimed by Bessie Smith and others as a plaintive slow-drag with a hybrid major-minor melody.

verb

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(slow-drag) [no object] Dance to a slow drag: they slow-dragged to low-down blues
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  • The music on this album feels at some points like you should be listening while watching from a velvet-seated auditorium - and at other points like you should be swaying your hips and slow-dragging at a juke joint in Mississippi.
  • How they felt on my back when he slow-dragged with me, at a fateful ‘Blue Lights in the Basement’ party.

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