Category: Blues Post

I’ve Got The Blues: Blues While Black.

History The gene originated during the 1920s in the southern states. During the time of this genre’s rising Black people desired to move away from musical forms tied to slavery, such as spirituals. Blues emerged

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The BLUEprint

Early Blues The blues genre of music originated in the South specifically after the Civil War.  It took place in cities like Atlanta, Memphis, and in Detroit. Chicago played the greatest role in the creation

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Motor City Blues

The blues took a new turn when it emerged in Motor City Detroit Michigan. A town where before was considered barren, the blues made the town a hotspot for music. With musicians such as John

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Blues

Wipe your tears,don’t get the Previous Next Once again we created it ! Blues was birthed in the south in the early 19th century, not too long after the ending of slavery in America. Coincidence

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I’ve got the Blues

Blues music was created by black people in the South in the 1870’s, and it was influenced by ragtime and folk music. What makes blues music unique is that it expresses feelings, usually sadness and

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Blues

The Continuance of Black Resistance Through The Blues The creation of the blues was a continuance to the resistance carried in Jubilee Quartets. Although, African Americans were now taking the opportunity to further present themselves

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Blues Music Posts

Blues Music Post Blues is a music genre that has originated in the South of the United States in the 1870s. The roots from Blues started from was from African music traditions,  African American work

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Blues

Blues(1930s to 1940s) by Nina Lee The Genre of Blues came from Negro Spirituals and Folk music. This genre can be considered another step away from spiritual  music to secular music. The genre have roots in

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Feeling Blue

Feeling Blue Race and gender have always been important as it relates to black women’s success. This ongoing conversation details the harsh experiences of black women and how their voices and bodies are implicated in

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I Have The Blues

Blues: A Medium to Display Black Women’s Experiences Previous Next Blues music overtook black culture and was a method of displaying our current circumstances as a community. It reflected the sadness and difficult times that

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