Feeling Real Blue

Blues is a mere of music that was made in the 1870s. It was inspired by negro spirituals mostly highlighting the pain and suffering that blacks had to go through. However, some musicians of the blues genre did not express their misery. Instead, some of them highlighted humor and sex. Most blues songs are made based off of a call and response effect. They used lots of melodies in blues through the use of guitars and pianos. It is more a sap song to get in touch with the feelings of blues singers. Being mostly a male dominated genre, but there were some women blues singers.

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Tatyana Lester

Tatyana Lester

Boogie on Down- Disco

Boogie on Downnnn Disco became popular in the 1960s-1970s. It quickly overtook funk as the popular music of the times. Its origins were in New

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Hallejuah!- Gospel

HALLEJUAH! There are two types of gospel music. It can either be African American or Anglo American gospel music. The elements of African American gospel

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What up Folk?- Folk Music

What up Folk- Folk Music Tatyana Lester Surv. Of African American Music SMUS 240-01 28 August 2019 Review on “Folk Music- The Beginning”             Folk music

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Riggitty Ragtime

Riggitty Ragtimeeee Ragtime became popular in 1896-1920 and originating in Mississippi & Missouri. They referenced the songs as coon songs as a racial slur against

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