Category: Blues

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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R&B is the New Blues

Rhythm and Blues is the New Bluesby Assata Gui’Chard R& B is the the new blues because my generation grew up on R&B. The older

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Blues

Origin- The blues became popular in the early 20th century and died down in the 1920ish. Blues was classified a work song, meaning African Americans

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Blues

Blues(1930-1940s) Blues came from Negro Spirituals and Folk music. This genre can be considered another step away from spiritual  music to secular music. The genre was

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