Blues Post

The Blues: Popularity and the Acculturation of Storytelling Introduction The blues acted as a new form of story-telling similar to the West African griot (

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Jubilee Post

Jubilee Quartet’s Evolution by Kyleigh Brown Origin Jubilee is “a genre from the 19th century with sacred or secular narrative texts, sung with a moderate

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Evolution of Negro Spirituals

The Evolution of Negro Spirituals By Kyleigh Brown Origin of Spirituals During The Great Awakening, many slaves were influenced by Christianity and began developing their

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Tracy Chapman – Folk Music

Tracy Chapman – Folk Music By Kyleigh Brown Background Tracy Chapman is an African-American, Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter who’s music focused on depicting some of

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