The Blues

Blues is a music type of black American folk origin that developed in the rural southern US toward the end of the 19th Century. Blues was apart of the wave in the innovation of Black America music. Urban blues is what gave rise to rhythm and blues and rock and roll. Blues also gave way to Jazz.
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Bed and Breakfast Blues

Bed and Breakfast Blues The musical genre of Blues first originated in the late 19th century.   The deep roots of blues began on southern plantations

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Blues

Blues was a genre that originated in the 1920’s created by, like most musical stylings, African Americans, with roots from Southern slavery. This music is

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Blues

Genre Blues by Nia Webb “The Blues are the true facts of life expressed in words and song, inspiration, feeling, and understanding.” (Willie Dixon) Blues

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Blues

Blues How did it start? Blues became commercialized 1914. Prior to that it started as work songs that would be created while black people were

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The Blues: Songs of Sorrow

The Blues: Songs of Sorrow Where Did The Blues Originate? The blues originated from work songs, often coming from working class blacks trying to pass

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Blues

Blues The earliest example of Blues were found in the form of work songs. Work songs were created by Black men laying down the railroads.

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