Category: Blues

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

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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

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Blues

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I got the blues

Influential People W.C. Handy Bessie Smith Mammie Smith Ida Cox John Lee Hooker Howlin’ Wolf Blind Lemon Jefferson The blues subgenres Classical Blues Texas Blues

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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 Post

Blues music came about from the Mississippi Delta (New Orleans). A lot of people ‘back in the day’ listened to blues because of its deep

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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

Twelve Bar Blues By: Tatyanna Tyger Originated in the 1930’s. Known for have 12 bars in the beats. Began in the deep south, Mississippi Delta.

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Bleeding the Blues

Bleeding The Blues Being in music class has really helped me to develop a deeper understanding of multiple genres of music. The genre we reviewed

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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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Blues was the New Folk

Blues was the New Folk JaNae Fleming Blues music was used to express the hardships of the black working class in America. Just as folk

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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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Gender and the Blues

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